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Your Daily Cry: The “Mother And Child” Trailer

The rest of you don’t cry every day? Oh, uh, me neither. But I did tear up at the trailer for “Mother and Child,” a film starring Naomi Watts, Annette Bening and Kerry Washington, about how three women’s lives are affected by adoption. Karen gave a baby up for adoption at 14; Elizabeth… More »


Sandra Bullock Adopts A Baby Boy!

Boy, when Sandra Bullock breaks her silence, she does it in a big way! In this week’s People magazine, Bullock not only discusses life since learning of her estranged husband’s alleged infidelities, she confirms she’s filed for divorce. But that isn’t even the biggest news. Her real bombshell is that … More »


“Family” Group Uses Scary Pic To Frighten Floridians From Lesbian Adoption

Gay-bashing can be tough work: just look at the trouble that the Florida Family Policy Council of Orlando, Florida, ran into while protesting a Miami judge’s decision to grant a lesbian couple the right to adopt a 1-year-old boy. Lesbians Vanessa Alenier and Melanie Leon (photo at right) have cared for the boy, the child… More »


Ruh Roh: Americans Charged With Kidnapping 33 Haitian Kids

We’ve all heard the saying, “No good deed goes unpunished” — and that’s proven to be true for 10 Americans who flew down to Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake. Recently the Haitian government arrested a group of 10 Americans, most of whom are members of a Baptist congregation in Idaho, as they tried to… More »


A Man’s Helter-Skelter Search For His Birth Parents

Here is the best reason ever to not try to find your birth parents. Terry, a Wisconsin woman with a wild past, was contacted recently by Robert Matthews, a DJ in Los Angeles who was adopted and wanted to find his biological parents. Terry was confirmed to have been his mother, and it seems like… More »


The New TLC Show “My Monkey Baby” Looks Bananas

There are special people out there in America who want to fill a parental void but don’t actually want any children. Instead of adopting a traditional pet like a dog, cat, or goldfish, these people spend as much as $5,000 to adopt a monkey, often a capuchin monkey that can grow up to 22 inches… More »


Mother Finds Her Baby Up For Adoption On Craigslist

It’s amazing what you can sell on Craigslist these days. But instead of being amused, one mother got the shock of her life when she looked online and saw that her baby was up for adoption. A woman tipped off Massachusetts mother, Brenna, after she saw an ad on Craigslist for the adoption… More »


Orphans Not Actually Sick, Twisted And Murderous, Like In “Orphan”

Breaking: orphaned children are not actually hellbent on killing their adoptive families, like Esther, the 9-year-old in the horror flick, “Orphan.”

Adoption and foster child advocates aren’t happy about how the girl is portrayed in the scary movie, and some have even started a Facebook group called “I Am Boycotting Warner Bros.’s ‘Orphan’ Movie.” More »


“16 And Pregnant” Teens Struggle To Give Their Baby Up For Adoption

MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” was a hot mess last night. Catelynn and Tyler are really sweet, smart, loving, mature kids who want the best for their baby, but their mom and pops are pretty screwed up. Mom is a drunk driver; Tyler’s dad is an ex-con. And, their parents are married. Yeah, Catelynn… More »


Ryan Reynolds Wants To Adopt (Me!)

Rydonna? Ryarlett? I don’t know what we’ll call them, but Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson may be the newest celebs to start adopting a small tribe. The hunky “Proposal” star recently blabbed to Britain’s Glamour magazine that he “couldn’t be more pro-adoption” and “has every intention of adopting at some time.” Why? Because his older… More »


Lower Abortion Rates By Paying Women To Stay Pregnant? I Think Not.

Last week, The New York Times uploaded a “Bloggingheads” discussion between Slate writer William Saletan and Beliefnet’s Steve Waldman, on the topic of reducing abortions. The ideas that arise from the discussion are slightly terrifying, and are therefore worthy of more discussion. … More »


Star Couplings: Madonna Always Gets What She Wants

Madonna can officially snatch, er, adopt Malawian baby Mercy. Oh and guess what? Madonna isn’t even flying there herself to pick her up. [Dlisted] — With all the real orphans, and by that I mean orphans whose parents are dead, why didn’t Madonna adopt one of them? I’m so over the adopted baby accessory.
Kendra… More »


Star Couplings: Madonna’s Adoption Has Been Denied!

A judge in Malawi has denied Madonna’s request to adopt Mercy, saying she needs to have at least 18 months of residency. I guess this time money doesn’t talk, so Madonna’s got to walk. [Dlisted]
Despite breaking up in January, Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy can’t seem to stay away from each other. A source… More »


Star Couplings: No One Can Stop Madonna From Adopting?

Madonna, who is being called a baby robber by some, will appear in a Malawi court in hopes of adopting Mercy James, whose mother is trying to stop the adoption. [Dlisted]
The rumor that Rihanna hooked up with another “Hills” Z-lister, Frankie Delgado, is false. Even Frankie is denying the rumors. We’re sure Rihanna knows… More »


Star Couplings: Michael Jackson Wants A Fourth Child

Michael Jackson wants to adopt a child while he’s in London. Sadly, he’ll probably get exactly want he wants. [Dlisted]
Marc Jacobs and his fiance Lorenzo Martone could be planning an adoption of their own while in Brazil. [Perez Hilton]
Madonna’s loose morals and questionable choice in lovers could prevent her from adopting a second… More »


Star Couplings: Angelina Jolie Confirms That Eight Is NOT Enough

Angelina Jolie was on “The Today Show” this morning, lookin’ all radiant, and she confirmed that she and Brad Pitt will be adopting again, but definitely not until the twins are at least six months. Also, girlfriend totally blushed when talking about Brad.
At last night’s Madonna concert, the singer said, before performing… More »


Star Couplings: Was Heather Locklear FRAMED?

I can’t be bothered to type up all the deets, but it looks like Heather Locklear, who was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, was totally set up by some gossip writer or something. Just click the link to read. [DListed]
Is Salma Hayek back with her French baby daddy? [DListed]
I’m sorry,… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Adoption, Melons, Beer, And Bike Seats

Men 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely than women in that age group to have adopted a child. [LiveScience]
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