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

Adoption From Alex’s Perspective

In our continued celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month we are sharing another video that was shown at our recent Uniting Hearts | Creating Families Fundraising Gala. This is a short video about Alex, giving his perspective on adoption as an adoptee, describing it as "beautiful pain".  

Explore Adoption! Monday, November 19

Megan and Greg share their adoption story in the article below, and will also be on the panel at the Free Explore Adoption Information meeting at the Farmington Hills Office at 26105 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 106. The meeting is Monday, November 19th at 7pm. Click HERE to see the event details. Click HERE to see Megan and Greg's adoption story!  

A Fantastic Evening!

Thank you to all who were able to attend our Uniting Hearts | Creating Families Fundraising Gala that was held at the beautiful Goei Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We had a wonderful turnout, awesome silent auction items, great food, and our guest speaker, Angela Tucker, did a phenomenal job!  

The Real Problem of Intercountry Adoption

The Real Problem of Intercountry Adoption BY: PAULO BARROZO Originally published by the NCFA on November 1, 2018 Adoption. The real problem of intercountry adoption is that there is too little of it. Adoption is the only institution whereby unparented children become legal daughters and sons by force of a deliberate decision of a judicial or other state authority. Where the unparented child and the prospective parent reside in [...]

November is Adoption Awareness Month!

It's hard to believe it's almost November! In some ways we've been waiting for this month all year - it's Adoption Awareness month and we've got a lot planned! SOME EXTRA SPECIAL STUFF WE’RE DOING FOR ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH! Choose Adoption! T-shirts- These were the 'must-have's' when we got them for our volunteers at a recent event, so we decided to order more, and make [...]

Waiting Families News – Adult Adoptees

We know at this point in your adoption journey it is impossible to imagine your family years from now, but the truth is that the baby you will adopt, will eventually be an adult. There is information we would like to share with you now that can help you in raising your child to be an adult adoptee that has a positive view of their [...]

QIC-AG is Empowering Adoptive Families to Seek Support

Adoption can be a wonderful outcome for children who are not able to live with their birth parents. However, when adopted children join their new family, they bring life experiences that might include maltreatment and/or trauma. As a result, during the time leading into adoption and after the adoption is finalized, these children might exhibit some unique behaviors in the classroom. Therefore, it is important [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date – 5.31.16): One Birth Mother’s Resolve Despite Adversity

Air Date: 5.31.16 You can read the transcript below, or listen to the podcast by clicking here.   Jennifer Jaworski:    Hi and welcome to adoption focus my name is Jennifer Jaworski and I'm a social worker with Adoption Associates of Michigan. This is Adoption Associates Premier Talk Radio Blog show. Adoption Associates and its staff are trusted leaders in adoption and we have placed over [...]