Tag Archives: Adoptive mothers

Independent Adoption

If you are seeking to adopt, it can be tricky to find the best situation for you or to know how to proceed.  I first learned about independent adoption (also known as private adoption) when my husband and I started research on adoption ourselves. Before we met with and chose an agency, we met with

Embracing a Birth Mother

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

Adoption Wellness Presents:

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

Victory! Wisconsin Court Orders Accurate Birth Certificates for Children of Same-Sex Spouses

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

Exciting Training for Adoptive Families and Adoptees!

The 31st OURS Through Adoption Conference! The 31st Annual OURS Through Adoption Conference is coming up! This is an event that is open for all prospective and post adoptive parents as well as children between the ages of 9-18. The OURS Through Adoption Conference is on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. It

Free Webinar: Parenting After Transracial Adoption

Don’t Miss The Free Expert Q&A Webinar TOMORROW at 1pm ET – Register for the webinar: Parenting After Transracial AdoptionParenting After Transracial Adoption with Beth Hall July 22, 2015 @ 1 pm ET If you have adopted a child of a different race than your own, how will you ensure that he grows up confident in

Mom's Night Out

PARC is hosting another Mom’s Night Out!  Where: Luigi’s Italian Bistro Green Bay When: Friday, November 21st Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Mom’s Night Out is open to all pre-adoptive, post-adoptive, and foster moms. Feel free to bring a friend! Please reply or call the number below to register for this event. See the attached flyer

The Sadness of Not Being Chosen by Expectant Mom for Adoption

Adoption is all about “hurry up and wait”. First you submit your application. Wait. Complete your home study and adoptive parent profile. Wait. Start being shown to expectant women or foster care caseworker. Wait. (and sometime wait and wait some more)   See more here  

Are You Sure You Want to Adopt Again????

  When you announced your plans to adopt again, were you met with congratulations and excitement or some variation of “Are you sure?” Do you think the response would be different if you announced a second or third pregnancy? Creating a Family website posted this situation to it’s Facebook Support Group and received many responses.