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Posts Tagged ‘Adoption’

‘This Is Us’ Gets Adoption and Foster Care Right

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The following article, by Naomi Schaefer, appeared in the Wall Street Journal on 12/30/2017. I thought it was interesting to all who are involved in Adoption and Foster Care, so decided to post it to our website. Sally Shank ‘This Is Us’ Gets Adoption and Foster Care Right ‘I am always happy to discuss ‘”[…..]

How to Talk to Your Adopted Child About Bullying

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

This article is from the November blog of Christian Works for Children in Dallas, Texas. Many adopted children are bullied and teased throughout their lives. Bullying of adoptees can center around race, gender, adoption status, development, social skills, and much more. It can be easy to dismiss teasing or bullying as “kids being kids” or[…..]

Colorado Christian Services Seeking Adoptive Families

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Colorado Christian Services is currently down to one waiting family and are accepting applications for additional families. We gladly work with prospective adoptive families that are currently on other adoption agencies’ waiting lists. Requirements for adoptive families are as follows: Husband and Wife Adoption Applicants to the Colorado Christian Services Christian Family Adoption Program must,[…..]

Positive Adoption Language as National Adoption Month Closes

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

With just a few days remaining in November (National Adoption Month), I wanted to post one last article concerning adoption. This article is taken from the website of Christian Works For Children in Dallas, Texas. For more information go to www.christian-works.orgPOSITIVE ADOPTION LANGUAGE The way we talk – and the words we choose – say[…..]

National Adoption Month – A Life of Celebration at Agape Villages

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Tahj was only 3 months old when Agape received a call from Alameda County – did we have a home for a very sick baby, a baby with special needs? Yes, we did have such a family. Walt and Terry Bruce had 4 biological children and they had already adopted an Agape foster child. But[…..]

National Adoption Month – Shanda Noe Tells Her Story

Friday, November 16th, 2012

My Story: Shanda Noe I have been with Agape for 23 years now. Well…I am only 32 years old, so figure that one out… I want to tell you my Agape story… I came into foster care through Agape when I was almost 9 years old. Before that time my childhood was full of chaos,[…..]

Children’s Home of Lubbock Celebrates National Adoption Month in A Big Way!

Friday, November 16th, 2012

The Children’s Home of Lubbock will be celebrating National Adoption Month in a BIG way this year. The Children’s Home of Lubbock is currently working with 11 families also helping to give children a forever home. 17 children that were placed in the foster care system in the Lubbock and Amarillo area are going to[…..]

November is National Adoption Month

Monday, November 5th, 2012

History of National Adoption Month National Adoption Month has been celebrated for 17 years. Explore the history of National Adoption Month in this section. Early days 1976: Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis announced an Adoption Week to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families for children in foster care. 1984: President Reagan proclaimed the first[…..]

Georgia Agape Looking for Foster Parents and Adoptive Families

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Georgia Agape needs foster families for children of all ages. They are getting more calls for younger children again and are having to turn children away. This is very sad. They especially need homes for sibling groups and school age children. They are particularly looking for families in, or close by, Fulton, Forsyth, Floyd, Hall,[…..]

4th Annual Adoption Celebration – November 3, 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Adoption Celebration An event for the entire family! Saturday, November 3 Montgomery Zoo 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Montgomery, AL 36106 FREE! Lunch included. Please register by Nov. 1! Agape invites all adoptive families to attend our 4th Annual Adoption Celebration, Saturday, November 3 at the Montgomery Zoo. Families will have the joy of getting[…..]