The Impact of Adoption Language on Birth Mothers
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
In honor of National Adoption Month 2020, NCFA is featuring various stories and perspectives on adoption. Today we welcome guest blogger Jessica, a birth mom, working to raise awareness about the impact of harmful adoption language on birth mothers to educate those in the adoption community and beyond about choosing their words more carefully ..read more
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Finding Joi: Lessons from Search and Reunion
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
In honor of National Adoption Month 2020, NCFA is highlight stories and perspectives from across the adoption community. Today we welcome guest blogger Joi Fisher, an adult adoptee, to share about her journey of search and reunion, and what she hopes other adoptees and adoptive parents can learn from her experiences ..read more
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Lydia's Story, A Birth Mom's Voice
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
My name is Lydia, and I placed my perfect little girl for adoption 2 days after she was born. The raw and painful memories of that day are still so very real for me. But, the absolute joy I got from looking at the faces of her parents radiating with pure love and adoration for that perfect baby girl was all I needed to reassure me that I was doing the absolute best and right thing for her. This is my story ..read more
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A Policymaker's Perspective on National Adoption Month
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
Intercountry adoption brings families together, but it also brings countries together as we work to ensure that children in need of permanency can find loving homes.   Supporting these children and their families is not just a job for those involved – it is a mission for all of us.  And each November, we recognize those parents, organizations, governments, and adoption service providers who understand the importance of adoption in a child’s life.    ..read more
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Free Webinar on Adoption Finance 101
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
 are pleased to offer this FREE webinar for prospective adoptive parents ..read more
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NCFA Statement on Privacy for Adoptive Families
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
Adoptive families are accustomed to questions and comments by other people – sometimes welcome, and sometimes intrusive – but, by and large, these questions are asked sincerely and without ill intent.  This cannot be said of some of the ignorant and mean-spirited comments that we have read this week; questions asked with no regard for the well-being or privacy of children.  We condemn in the strongest possible terms these specific attacks and call for an immediate cessation of this thread of conversation ..read more
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Adoptee Voice Avia Weber
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
NCFA desires to honor all voices in the adoption community in a variety of ways. Today we welcome Avia Weber to the blog to share her adoption experience ..read more
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Part Two - The Connected Parent Book Review
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
As adoptive parents, we know better and we want to do better, but sometimes you just need a clarifying, comforting voice to help you believe you can get there. For me, that’s what this book was ..read more
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The Connected Parent Book Review, Part One
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
 changed lives, and I’m pleased to see that a new book authored by the late Dr. Purvis and Lisa Qualls has come out, offering science-based, hope-filled strategies for caring for and promoting healing of children from hard places.    ..read more
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Back to School Resources Round Up
Adoption Advocacy and Awareness - National Council for Adoption
by jshull@adoptioncouncil.org
2y ago
We've compiled a list of resources to encourage and equip adoptive parents as you begin a new year in these difficult times ..read more
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