Tag Archives: adopting

  On May 24, 2017, Assistant Director, Beth Garbe, was invited to come to Chappell Elementary School in Green Bay to receive a special gift. Fifth grade teacher, Kelly Hohman, greeted them along with a group of students. These students had chosen to research the topic of adoption for their exhibition project.  Without any assistance, these […]

Taken from Lambda Legal at www.lambdalegal.org Today, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin ruled that the state of Wisconsin must issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples, including the son of Lambda Legal clients Chelsea and Jessamy Torres, a married lesbian couple. “We are […]

  Introducing Adoption Choice’s Ted Talk Tuesday… If you have some time, immerse yourself in the words of these speakers as we cover a variety of topics pertaining to adoption and parenthood with a featured Ted Talk. Some talks will make you smile, some will make you cry, and some will let you click off […]

The Post Adoption Resource Center of Family Services invites all pre-adoptive, foster and adoptive parents to attend a free workshop entitled,   “Who I am, not Who am I?”   Do you find yourself struggling with certain aspects of your child’s history? Do you question how to share these difficult stories with your child? Presented […]

Good Morning! I recently learned of an incredible program that I would love to pass onto all of you! The Ukrainian Cultural School of Green Bay   This unique school keeps the Ukrainian culture alive by teaching its students the Ukrainian language, as well as its art and culture!   The language class is split […]

Hello! We wanted to take the opportunity to inform you of an upcoming training opportunity for foster and adoptive parents on the topic of I Never Expected This: When Difficult Behaviors Arise. This training will occur on Tuesday, September 22nd from 6-8pm. This training will be offered via webinar or in person at the Coalition […]

When the children in an adoptive family have different birth mothers, their parents always long for the same level of contact with each. Wouldn’t that be great! Yet it’s far more common for one sibling to have more contact than the others. It’s also to be expected that the child who has little or no contact […]

Ninety-five percent of domestic infant adoptions in the US have some degree of openness, so almost all adoptive parents need to think about creating a lasting healthy relationship with their child’s birth mother and birth father. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews […]