Monthly Archives: March 2014

In the Eye of the Beholder

Should I change my shirt? My hair? My religion? When you’re waiting to be picked by a birthmother, you question every aspect of yourself. -Check out this article from Adoptive Families magazine, the February 2014 issue Is it my hairline? Should I have worn a different outfit for the picture? When you’re waiting to be

The Experiences of Birthmothers

What are the emotional experiences of Birth mothers? Recently a national survey of 235 birth mothers conducted in 2011was conducted by On Your Feet Foundation (www.oyff.org) to illuminate the emotional experiences of women who have placed a child for adoption. Below are some excerpts from the study. The full study is expected to be published

SAVE THE ADOPTION TAX CREDIT

    Take action today to help save the adoption tax credit — Please use social media to ask your Members of Congress to support the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act (H.R. 2144/S. 1056). Increasing cosponsorships of these bills is the best way to protect the adoption tax credit! Congressman Camp’s tax reform proposal that

Embryo Adoption: Dispelling the Myths

What information are your clients receiving about embryo adoption from the internet? Facts? Fiction? or Something In-Between?   Your clients rely on YOU to provide them with the information they need to make decisions regarding embryo adoption. Get the facts in this one-hour webinar. Embryo Adoption: Dispelling the Myths!! Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 Noon

Birth Mother Retreat

  Each Spring and Fall, the On Your Feet Foundation holds weekend retreats for birth mothers. This unique experience is not only attended exclusively by birth mothers, it is facilitated by birth mothers as well. Retreats are held in Michigan City, Indiana, a resort community on the shores of Lake Michigan. The location is easily