Category Archives: Adoption News

You’re Invited …   “An Evening With Adoptees” a panel of adults who were adopted, as babies/children will share their stories and take questions from the audience. Pre-adoptive parents, Adoptive Parents, Adoption Professionals, Medical Professionals, Legal Professionals, Educators, and those whose lives are touched by adoption; personally or professionally.  *This workshop offers two credit hours […]

Ask your local library to display adoption-related books Lifetime’s Founder and adoption expert Mardie Caldwell has written several books on adoption including, Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide, Called to Adoption, So I Was Thinking About Adoption… and The Healthcare Professional’s Adoption Guide.  The more we can showcase in our local communities the more this month will receive recognition. Join us in the […]

Positive Adoption Language Using positive adoption language will help end the myth that adoption is second best. By using positive adoption language, you’ll reflect the true nature of adoption, free of stereotypes.Words have the power to change our perspective. Even the most well-meaning people can harm someone with their words simply because they do not […]

Purchase adoption jewelry Getting adoption-related jewelry for yourself or someone you know who has been touched by adoption. Wearing an Adoption Prayer Bracelet is a lovely way to display your adoption hope and a reminder to pray for your adoption and those involved in the adoption. All profits from Adoption Prayer Bracelets to go the non-profit organization Lifetime Foundation, which […]

History of National Adoption Month (Text Obtained from Child Welfare Information Gateway) For over two decades, National Adoption Month has been promoted and celebrated every November in communities across the country. Many national, State, and local agencies as well as foster, kinship care, and adoptive family groups will help spread the word through programs, events, […]

For more: Sat, November 4, 9 am – 4 pm Glacier Canyon Conference Center, 45 Hillman Road, Wisconsin Dells Hillman Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, USA (map) Registration is now OPEN! $50/person | $80/twosome  Children do best when they know the truth about their lives. Sharing difficult information with children is not easy. This interactive […]

Adoption and race have long been taboo topics to discuss in society, yet transracial adoptive families often have little choice but to discuss them openly and often. But finding the right words and focus, understanding the shifting landscape and complexity of these dialogues, and feeling comfortable speaking to your children about race and adoption can […]

  Get Recognized | Spread the Effort| Become an Adoptive Family Friendly Workplace September 2017 | News and updates (Text Obtained from Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption) For the 11th year, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption surveyed the nation’s employers in search of those with the best adoption benefits. The Foundation compares financial reimbursement and […]