One woman is proving that true friendships can stand the test of time. A mother-of-two has fulfilled her best friend’s dying wish — she adopted her friend’s four young children. So amazing!
Single mother-of-four, Elizabeth Diamond, 40, passed away in April 2015 after battling brain cancer, but thankfully her best friend made sure her children would be cared for. Laura Ruffino and her husband Rico, stepped up to the plate and have adopted Elizabeth’s children. How wonderful!
Jenny is a true good samaritan! She left Hollywood and filmmaking to set her attention on a bigger cause — adoption in China.
Jenny Bowen, now 66, was 50 years old when she decided to adopt a little girl in 1997. She was working as a filmmaker with her husband, Dick Bowen, but all of that changed when they found their new passion and careers — adoption in China. After winning the prestigious Purpose Prize award in 2011, it’s no surprise Jenny is nominated again in 2012.
The singer admitted last year that she wants to adopt one day, because she’s scared of childbirth — now sources say she’s started making arrangements!
Rihanna is in the process of adopting a child from earthquake ravaged Haiti, according to a sensational new report! Do you think she’s ready to be a mom?
The super rich society girl turned to a shady agency through desperation, after struggling to adopt a sibling for her 4-year-old daughter through legitimate means.
When she discovered what she was doing was illegal Taylor Stein, the former lover of Estee Lauder boss William Lauder, blew the lid off the scam – leading the FBI to the crooks making a fortune from black market babies.
Sara was snatched from her teen mom’s arms when she was just a few days old and sold to a wealthy New York couple for $10,000!
It took 34 years for Sara Hudson to find her biological mother Kathleen Rhodes, after she was stolen and sold by greedy rabbi Seymour Fenichal — and they’re now making up for lost time!
Barack Obama Sr. told immigration officials he would give the future president up to the Salvation Army as soon as he was born!
Kenyan-born Barack Obama Sr. made the statement during an interview to renew his student visa, in 1961, while his 18-year-old wife (Barack Obama’s mom) Ann Dunham was five-months pregnant.
Emmy-winning star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth, an adopted child herself, has partnered with Wendy’s to raise adoption awareness just in time for Father’s Day.
Along with Wendy’s, Kristin Chenoweth is helping spread the word about foster care and adoption through her support of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. “This cause is close to my heart,” Kristin, 42, said. “Being adopted, I know how special it is to have a family that loves you.”
The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star stands up for the show’s new story line, in which Derek and Meredith adopt an African child.
The conversation between Ellen Pompeo and the ladies of The View got pretty heated yesterday, May 12, when the discussion of trans-racial adoption was brought up. What’s your take on the issue, HollyMoms?
This despicable liar was caught on camera in an undercover investigation of CBS News after she reportedly defrauded one of their employees!
Roxanne Jones, 34, allegedly lied to at least 10 couples across the U.S. who were desperate to have children, saying she was pregnant with twins and willing to give up her babies. Now she faces up to 22 years behind bars. Who would do such a thing?
Mariska and her hubby Peter have been trying so hard to have another baby and now their dreams have finally come true!
Breaking news! Law & Order:SVU star Mariska Hargitay and her husband, Peter Hermann, who have been hoping to have another child, secretly adopted a baby girl, Amaya Josephine, from Texas. “I’m deliriously happy,” Mariska gushes to People. “From the minute she was born, she was just surprisingly alert and so full of love.” Amazing!
Behind their newlywed smiles, Shania and husband Frederic Thiebaud are hiding their painful struggle with infertility.
Now that Shania Twain, 45, has a fresh start with Frederic Thiebaud, 40 — after their spouses, Mutt Lange and Marie-Anne Thiebaud, embarked on a heartbreaking affair together — the country songstress is hoping to have a baby with her new husband. But their baby dreams have been shattered by a hidden battle with infertility.
A New York couple who adopted a baby with severe neurological deficits is suing for $5 million—claiming they would never have gone through with the adoption knowing their son was so sick.
This is a sad situation. After their son, Ellington underwent a CAT scan three months after his adoption, parents Lynell and Victor Jeffrey discovered he had a serious neurological condition. Now, they are filing a $5 million lawsuit against their adoption attorneys for failing to warn them about his medical issues. Are these parents heartless? Or can you sympathize with their predicament?
Yes, we sound like her annoying aunt, but …
We all wanted to believe that Jennifer Aniston was in fact adopting a baby from Mexico, but there’s better news. She plans on carrying a baby herself — that’s right, belly and all. “Let me have the moment where I get to say, yes, in fact, I’m having a baby,” Jen tells People. “As opposed to adopting from Mexico.” HollyMoms, do you think Jen will really have her own baby? She’s turning 42 tomorrow, so she’s going to have difficulty getting pregnant naturally.
Marlene Wright refuses to turn her back on her troubled boys. When it comes to nature vs. nurture, which has more influence on a child’s life?
After losing her 14-year-old son in a cycling accident and struggling for years with infertility, Marlene Wright and her husband Alan decided to look into adoption. In 1990, they welcomed two half-brothers named Paul, 7, and Simon, 5, who had grown up neglected and physically and mentally abused, into their home. Marlene and Alan tried to give the boys the best life possible. Yet they followed in their birth mother’s footsteps by becoming heroin addicts with criminal records. Sounds like nature was a lot stronger than nurture in this instance. What do you think?
Ryan Reynolds has been spending a lot of time with the tiny tot and his mommy, Sandra Bullock. He’ll be a great father!
Now that Ryan Reynolds is romantically linked to Sandra Bullock, he’s enjoying being around the most important person in her life — 1-year-old Louis! “When Ryan met him, he thought Louis was the cutest thing in the world,” an insider tells Life & Style magazine. “How could he not?” And source close to the hunky star tells Us magazine that the baby is just as smitten. “Louis always smiles when Ryan’s around.” Hmm, is Ryan ready for the role of daddy?
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