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The Emotions of Adoption

Adoption is an emotional topic. In adoptive placements, high level emotions are experienced by both parties – the adoptive parents and birth parents. Grief and loss are experienced by those who desire to grow their own family, but cannot.  Placement-minded birth parents also experience grief and loss because they care infinitely for the little one […]

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Chicago Area Families For Adoption (CAFFA) 4th Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

“CAFFA is pleased to invite students who will be entering college in Fall 2015 to enter our 4th Annual Essay Contest to win an Educational Scholarship! This $2,000 tuition scholarship will be awarded to one graduating high school senior student who came into their family through adoption and has been accepted to a 2- or […]

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Writing Contest for Adoptees Anchored in Christ

Jody Moreen is excited to share a writing contest for those adoptees who are 18 and older. Please read below a message from Jody and more information regarding this writing contest. “Spring is on the horizon and in the month of May we celebrate Mother’s Day. This year it is May 10th, 2015. As adoptees, we […]

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A LOST BOY FINDS HIS CALLING, as reported by the Washington Post

A LOST BOY FINDS HIS CALLING, as reported by the Washington Post

This is a “must-see video”. It will awaken some strong feelings within you, as you view the utter travesty of severely neglected and abused children. You will be “looking back in time” to Romania in the 1980’s. Izidor Ruckel escaped the horror of his confinement through the open arms of an adoptive family. As a […]

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REHOMING: The costs to children are great!

Dear Readers, When I did a Google Search of the word “Rehoming”, the following definitions were the first to pop up. It appears that rehoming has previously, and maybe exclusively, referred to pets that were adopted and then readopted into another home for one reason or another. **Longman’s English Dictionary of “re‧home” is “to arrange […]

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TAX CREDIT: Here today and gone tomorrow???

TAX CREDIT: Here today and gone tomorrow???

ADOPTION TAX CREDIT:  IS IT A GOOD THING? If you agree, what can YOU do? JOIN OTHER FAMILIES LIKE YOURSELVES TO  “SAVE THE ADOPTION TAX CREDIT” HOW? Click on this link and take action. THERE’S STILL TIME – DON’T PUT THIS OFF ANY LONGER

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