Adoption Agencies in Michigan

Are you searching for a local adoption agency in Michigan? As a licensed adoption agency, Adoption Associates specializes in providing professional adoption services to birth parents and adoptive families. Adoption Associates has facilitated private adoptions for over 30 years and is the leading private adoption agency in Michigan. Birth parents and adoptive families are personally cared for by knowledgeable, local caseworkers who guide them through [...]

Adoption Agencies in Michigan2020-09-28T17:39:13-04:00

Adoption in Lansing

Adoption Associates' Lansing Office Are you looking for an adoption agency in Lansing? Adoption Associates has an office in Lansing with staff who can answer all of your questions about adoption. Kris Dickens, the Director in our Lansing office, joined the staff of AAI in 2006 as a home study caseworker. She has worked in additional roles over the years including international consultant and birth [...]

Adoption in Lansing2020-09-16T15:17:05-04:00

Adoption in Michigan

Adoption Associates has been helping expectant parents who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy find permanent homes for their children since 1990. As a licensed Michigan adoption agency, we specialize in providing professional adoption services - everything from home study to legal adoption placement, and finalization. If you have been thinking about adopting a child, and looking for an adoption agency in Michigan, we can help! [...]

Adoption in Michigan2020-08-26T16:18:37-04:00

Embraced by the Birth Mother

Blogtalk Radio Transcript: Embraced by the Birth Mother – One Family’s Story,  Air Date: 10.24.17  (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Deb, an adoptive mother, shares the reservations she and her spouse had about open adoption, and what changed their perspective. Deb describes their first meeting with the birth mother. "When [...]

Embraced by the Birth Mother2020-08-25T11:16:59-04:00

Parenting a Child of a Different Race

The Adoptive Parent's Responsibility When Parenting a Child of a Different Race by Ebony Mack, MSW, and Kristen Hamilton, MA, was Published in the August 2020 edition of Adoption Advocate (A publication of NCFA). (This article is beneficial in helping adoptive parents to better understand, affirm and honor their child's racial identity.) A Call to Adoptive Parents The decision to become a parent often brings [...]

Parenting a Child of a Different Race2020-09-02T14:22:24-04:00

Supporting Your Birth Mother

Waiting Families News - The Heart of a Birth Mother The waiting time is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about adoption and some of the issues that may need your attention as your child grows. We hope you use this as a learning tool to enhance your adoption journey preparation. Here are some of the many ways to support a birth mother throughout the [...]

Supporting Your Birth Mother2020-09-02T14:24:50-04:00

Grief in Adoption

Blogtalk Radio Transcript: Grief in Adoption - Air Date: 8.16.16  (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Anna Walton, a psychotherapist who specializes in trauma focused treatment, is an adoptee, and an adoptive mother. She shares some of the issues that can occur surrounding trauma and grief in adoption. As an adoptive [...]

Grief in Adoption2020-07-29T16:22:33-04:00

Adoptive Parents Needed!

Dear Friends, We're so grateful that you share our passion for adoption! Yet, with so many uncertainties in our world right now, it almost feels that now more than ever, we need to do all that we can to proclaim the positive and life-giving choice of adoption for anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy. But, our reality is that the expectant parents choosing adoption are often dealing with [...]

Adoptive Parents Needed!2020-07-20T10:16:19-04:00

Children Need our Time and Attention

“The children who need love the most will always ask for it in the most unloving ways.”  I couldn’t agree more. It’s hard to remember that our kids are just that… kids. Children need our time and attention, even if they don’t know how to ask. Do you ever feel like your kids crave your attention, but show it in the worst ways? Do you [...]

Children Need our Time and Attention2020-06-24T14:46:36-04:00

Alexis’ Story – Adoption Secret

Blog talk Radio Transcript: Alexis' Adoption Story-Adoption Secret – Air Date: 9/13/2016 (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Alexis is an adult adoptee who shares that she didn’t learn she was adopted until she was 8 or 9 years of age. She wishes she would have learned about her adoption earlier [...]

Alexis’ Story – Adoption Secret2020-06-22T16:35:31-04:00
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