Nearly 135,000 adoptions take place in the United States each year. Of those adoptions, each situation is entirely different from the other. Each state has its own laws and procedures when it comes to adoption. Legally, one of the most important things in the process is understanding the rights of birth parents and parental … Birth Father Rights
In the past, adoption was a topic that wasn’t discussed. It’s hard to believe that there were adoptees that didn’t know they were adopted, sometimes their entire life. However, times have changed, for the better. It’s important to be considerate, sensitive, and to share truthful and relevant information to help your child understand their … Talking To Your Child…
The average child in foster care is in 2nd grade–a time when they are learning how to add and subtract hundreds, what shape a can of soup is, how to write a basic story, etc (Harvey). Now imagine that child not being able to live with their parents, moving in with a relative or even … Week 2: Living in Foster Care
Adoption has always been a strange topic of discussion in American culture. On one hand, 60% of Americans have some form of personal experience with adoption, and yet tens of millions of Americans know very little about it (Adoption Network). Adoption has always had a community around it, made up of adoptive families, agencies, children, and … Adoption By The Numbers
International Adoptions Are Down 81% International adoption may completely end by 2022 if we don’t act NOW! “Congress passed the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption believing that that this action would pave the way for a more ethical, transparent and streamlined process for inter-country adoption… Sadly, several years later, it is clear that this decision … How You Can Help Save International Adoptions and Solve the U.S. International Adoption Crisis
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 8:00-9:00pm EST Register by Visiting www.tinyurl.com/ACEsParents
Sat, February 24, 1pm – 4pm Summit Place, Summit Conference Center, 6737 W Washington Street, West Allis, WI Come get out of the cold and enjoy an afternoon full of food, fun, and beach-themed activities! Casual dress is welcomed. We will have beach-themed props to take fun family pictures. Cost is $5 per person; children … Coalition For Children Event | Winter Beach Party!
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 … Adoption Wellness Presents:
PARC’s 2nd Annual Fall Outing For Families The Little Farmer Orchard & Farm Market Grab your families and join PARC for our fall outing at The Little Farmer Orchard & Farm Market, located in Malone- just 10 miles north of Fond du Lac. Each family will receive their own bag for apples and will enjoy a … New Event | We’re Going Apple-Picking!