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Blog 2017-06-12T17:49:41+00:00

Save the Date!

Please come and join us on October 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm, for an evening filled with fun, food, and fellowship!  Our keynote speaker is Lucas Daniel Boyce, a published author, political strategist and professional speaker. Part of his current responsibilities include providing written content and serving as a surrogate to a number of clients and organizations in the fields of politics, education, foster care and [...]

Save the Adoption Tax Credit!

With nearly 112,000 children in U.S. foster care waiting to be adopted and countless orphaned and abandoned children around the world, the adoption tax credit helps families afford adoption, giving loving, safe, permanent homes to as many children as possible. But now, Congress is considering eliminating the adoption tax credit, raising the cost of adoption and potentially hurting millions of American families. Congress needs to [...]

Annual 5K Run/Walk August 26, 2017

Adoption Associates' annual Touched by Adoption 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for August 26, 2017. Join us at Bogue Flats Recreation Area for this fun-filled event, and help us celebrate and honor birth mothers who planned adoption. Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 am Kids Fun Run | 9:30 am 5K Run/Walk ​Bogue Flats Recreation Area Portland, Michigan View more info » Register online at runningfoundation.com, in person [...]

The Importance of Submitting Post Adoption Reports

International adoption has been a blessing to many families for many years. Countries from which Americans (and other countries) adopt require that adoptive parents submit post adoption reports at specific intervals after the adoption takes place. Adoption Agencies continue to urge adoptive families to comply with these requirements, and the Department of State has recently spot-lighted the importance of compliance with these requirements. Please read on [...]

Adoption Insurance

Adoption Assurance is an insurance policy that covers an adoption for a child less than two years old arranged through an approved adoption attorney. Visit www.adoptionassurance.com or call 1-800-966-9304 for more information.

Cord Blood Preservation

Alpha Cord  Alpha Cord has established the nation's first network of cord blood banks. They carefully screen and select laboratories which have a proven history of quality and dedicated service. This allows Alpha Cord to offer you the most trusted names in cord blood preservation at a significant savings. For more information about the importance of cord blood preservation for your adopted child, visit www.alphacord.com. [...]

Breastfeeding: A Personal Choice in Adoption

As an adoptive parent, did you know that this was even a option for you? How do you feel about the ability to nurture and nourish your child in an intimate way that allows for  continued bonding and attachment? Learning about this option, the joys and the challenges, can educate you as to whether this choice is one for you and your child. Lets talk [...]

Travel Resources

Angel Flight West Angel Flight West provides free transportation to medical treatment for people who cannot afford public transportation, or who cannot tolerate it for health reasons. Angel Flight West accepts requests from individuals or health care professionals such as social workers and physicians. You can also call Angel Flight West toll- free at (888) 4-AN-ANGEL, or (888) 426-2643. If you need transportation outside the [...]

AAI Approach to Adoptive Family Profiles

Adoptive family profiles are very important so the expecting woman can select the right family. Laura Bussa discusses Adoption Associates approach to profiles.

Adoption Books

In 1994, www.tapestrybooks.com became the first site on the Internet to specialize in adoption books and resources. More than twenty years later, Tapestry is still the premier book site for adoption classics and for cutting edge information on adoption issues. With knowledgeable staff members and friendly and efficient service, Tapestry Books has become the complete literary source for adoptive families, birth families, adoptees and adoption [...]

NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & RADIO PODCAST

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