Adoption Blog by Friends in Adoption

Merry Christmas!

Hello Friends ~FIA received a Holiday card this year that summed up everything we hoped to say in our annual holiday note.To All  ~"Let there beLAUGHTER JOY SMILES PEACE HOPE~wishing you happiness that never ends."We wish to have all experience LAUGHTER, JOY, AND SMILIES in your life's.   To our  waiting families, it is our HOPE that  your baby will...
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Happy Chanukah!

Happy Chanukah to all of our friends, families, and prospective adoptive families who celebrate the beautiful Festival of Lights!
As you light each Hanukkah candle, may it shed a lovely ray of light and hope and promise on you and yours today....
From all of us at Friends in Adoption....
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Learn How to Adopt a Child at Adoption Workshop – Dec 5, 2014

The Next Get Acquainted Workshop (GAW) is Dec 5th 2014!
Friends in Adoption (FIA) will be in Saratoga Springs for the next Get Acquainted Workshop on Friday, December 5th 2014. Register Now and join us to learn about adoption!

Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
Time: 8am–4pm
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Address: The Inn at Saratoga, 231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

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Thinking about adoption? Register for the 2014 APC Adoption Conference

One of the biggest and most helpful adoption education events of the year is coming up on Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. The Adoptive Parents Committee, Inc. (APC) is proud to announce its 34th Annual APC Adoption Conference. More than 500 people are expected to attend this all-day event. There will be more than 85 workshops given in five sessions.

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FREE Adoption Workshop in NY City – November 22, 2014

FREE Adoption Workshop in NY City, NY on November 22, 2014. Are you considering adopting a child and researching your options? Attend this free info section on adoption to learn about Adoption and meet Dawn Smith Pliner and Bob Bamman from FIA! | When: Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 4:30pm. Click for more info.

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First Annual Giving More Through Adoption Birth Mother Retreat

Each birth mother is as unique as the circumstances leading to that woman’s choice to place her child for adoption. One common thread for birth/first mothers is that adoption is a life-long decision. Life post-adoption is a journey, often with ups and downs, and support along that journey is very helpful. Many women find support in birth mother support groups, and FIA is pleased to spread the word about an upcoming birth mother retreat on November 22, 2014, in Clifton Park, NY!

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Adoption Books For Children

Friends in Adoption is frequently asked about adoption book recommendations for children. We are happy to share a partial list of some of our favorites with you!

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FREE Adoption Workshop in Scarsdale, NY – November 18, 2014

FREE Adoption Workshop in Westchester County, NY on November 18, 2014. Are you considering adopting a child and researching your options? Attend this free info section on adoption to learn about Adoption and meet someone from FIA! | When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm | Where: Scarsdale Library.

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