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APC Adoption Conference in Brooklyn – Nov 18 2012

Adoption Conference – Presented by the Adoptive Parents Committee November 18, 2012 in Brooklyn NY Are you going to the APC Adoption Conference? Drop by and say “Hi” to Dawn and meet the FIA staff members at their Table. http://www.adoptiveparents.org/ This is the 32nd Annual Adoption Conference presented by the Adoptive Parents Committee, Inc.(APC). This year’s conference, a day-long event, will be … Read More

IAC Center Workshops for All Stages of Adoption

Workshop Offerings from the Infertility & Adoption Counseling Center … from the IAC Center Director: Hello, I am sharing IAC Center’s Fall offerings. Our monthly  Pre-Adoptive Parents Support Groups are in Pennington and Montclair NJ; and NYC. In addition, we have a NEW group for families who have been waiting awhile or who have experienced a fall-through. We believe that these couples or singles … Read More

Forum Focusing on Hurdles for Adopted Teens

An Afternoon with Debbie Riley Touched By Adoption, LLC and The Connecticut Adoption Community Network jointly present The Third Annual Adoption Education Forum entitled An Afternoon With Debbie Riley, MS. Ms. Riley is the Chief Executive Officer of The Center For Adoption Support and Education, Inc. (C.A.S.E.) and co-author of the book, Beneath the Mask, Understanding Adopted Teens. She has … Read More

How Openness Changed Adoption

Author of “Adoption Nation” Talks about how Openness has Changed Adoption Adam Pertman talks about how openness has transformed the adoption process and how adoption has changed us.  Below are some excerpt from the article: “Openness can pervade all types of adoption. It’s about honesty, information and contact with your own past and your knowledge of it. It’s about contact … Read More

Top 10 Ways to Help Friends Through Adoption Process

10 Things to Help and Support Your Friends Through Their Adoption Journey Ask your friends if they have cards stating their desire to adopt that you can leave at restaurants, airports, train stations etc. Go to your friend’s profile on www.friendsinadoption.org and press the “Like” button. Sponsor an adoption ad for your friends – newspaper, internet, or google. E-mail beth@friendsinadoption.org … Read More

Transracial Adoptee Challenges

Difficulties Growing up as a Transracial Adoptee “The adoption is noticeable, but it’s a good thing too because it shows that your parents love you so much that they didn’t just have you … they chose you.” – Donye’ Brown-Lamm Here is a very thought provoking article about the challenges and difficulties of being a transracial adoptee, even in a city which … Read More

Transracial Adoption

Raising a Child of Another Race Here’s an interesting article that talks about the challenges of raising a child who is of a different race than the adoptive parents. “Acknowledging that transracial parenting is an inexact science, we’ve learned some important lessons along the way. Diversity is not enough. Diversity is good, just not enough, if it does not include … Read More

FIA's Post Adoption Workshop A Huge Success

It was great to see everyone at FIA’s Post Adoption Workshop. Given your positive feedback we are looking forward to continuing these and will post a schedule for 2012 on the FIA website within the next few weeks. Continued feedback is appreciated at meredith@friendsinadoption.org.

Sing Me Goodnight, by Lisa Redfern

A beautiful CD, Sing Me Goodnight by Lisa Redfern arrived at the agency yesterday. The staff LOVED it — 10 stars! Lisa dedicates the cd to “Parents and children, everywhere, especially those creating families through adoption.” This would make a great gift. Please check out: www.lisaredfern.com Lisa Redfern’s “Sing Me Goodnight” is a a deeply personal collection of tender lullabies … Read More

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