Nearly 7 years ago, my husband and I met with a birth mother. After a few meetings, she asked us if we would be willing to parent her child and she began to make an adoption plan. When we got the call that she was in labor, I was in the delivery room with her … When a Expectant Mother Opts to Parent
I had little experience with birth mothers prior to adopting my own daughter and writing about adoption. It was then that I began to meet many, including friends who I hadn’t known had made an adoption plan for their child. I started reading more about the birth parent process, talking with and interviewing more birth … Embracing a Birth Mother
When it comes to adoption, a lot of questions center around openness as both those creating an adoption plan and those seeking to adopt navigate the process. There are three types of adoptions: open, closed, and semi-open. As we collectively continue to learn more about the adoption process and the emotional well-being of both adopted … Openness in Adoption
A big thank you to everyone who participated in our Family Photo Contest and our Children’s Family Drawing Contest! Our winners for the photo contest will receive a gift card and the drawings will be featured in some of our agency’s outreach materials! … Congratulations to our winners!
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 … Adoption Choice, Inc. receives special gift from 5th grade students
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 … Victory! Wisconsin Court Orders Accurate Birth Certificates for Children of Same-Sex Spouses
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 … Ted Talk Tuesday: Rick Smolan: The story of a girl
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 … Free Workshop: "Who I am, not Who am I?"
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 … Ukranian Saturday School Program
Come sit, watch, drink, and cheer on 4 time Clark Cup Champions–The Green Bay Gamblers. As our next featured auction item for our Bowling for Babies event, we’d like to showcase tickets to the game of one of the premiere junior “A” hockey franchises in all of the U.S…. Please continue to check back with … Green Bay Gamblers Tickets… Silent Auction Item #2!