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Dear Foster Parents
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Dear Foster Parents

Dear Foster Parents, May is National Foster Care month, so we wanted to share this letter to recognize and thank you as a New Life Adoptions foster parent. Whether you are a current foster parent or you have given generously of your time, home, and love years ago, your commitment to serve in this capacity...

May 13, 2022May 13, 2022
Choosing a Designated Adoption
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Choosing a Designated Adoption

And from that day on, I knew, if I ever found myself in the same situation, too young and pregnant, I would do an adoption. Sometimes, when I look back to that time when I was 19, sitting in my parent’s bathroom, staring at the positive pregnancy test in my hand, I am speechless. From...

May 4, 2022May 4, 2022
You Are Not Alone: Finding Your Community
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You Are Not Alone: Finding Your Community

Each year, New Life Adoptions hosts a Birth Mother Brunch on National Birth Mother Day, the day before Mother’s Day. This event honors birth moms for their sacrificial, loving decision to place their child(ren) for adoption – to celebrate each unique story of adoption. Support From Those Who “Get It” While our goal is to...

April 18, 2022April 18, 2022
Celebrating National Social Work Month
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Celebrating National Social Work Month

New Life Adoptions would not be able to provide the services that we offer without a team of dedicated social workers to support our clients through the adoption process and beyond. March is National Social Work Month. Therefore, we want to take a moment to honor the time and commitment that our social workers put...

March 18, 2022April 20, 2022
Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference
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Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference

New Life Adoptions will be hosting the annual Hope for the Journey Conference on Friday, April 8th, 2022. Filled with invaluable information, this one-day conference is not only for adoptive and foster parents, but for church leaders, professionals, teachers, caregivers, and others who work with children in any capacity. Show Hope Over the years, many...

March 9, 2022March 9, 2022
Ready, Set, READ!
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Ready, Set, READ!

March is National Reading Month. While some children don’t need an extra incentive to read, others can take advantage of this time to create a new habit. It is great to take time to read with your children and to encourage them to read on their own when they are able. It is great to...

March 4, 2022March 4, 2022
What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time
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What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time

The hospital and delivery time while making an adoption plan can vary case by case. Thinking about your time in the hospital may bring up a variety of feelings. It is common to experience anxiety, fear, anticipation, and many other emotions. Many women can be nervous about how their labor and delivery will go. When...

February 16, 2022February 16, 2022
Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?
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Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?

Whew! Your home study is finally done – now what? After an adoptive family is done with the home study process, it can feel like it was a case of “hurry-up-and-wait”. During the home study process, you were likely busy with paperwork and appointments to complete. Now that you are in the “waiting pool” it...

January 14, 2022January 14, 2022
Our Christmas Gift
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Our Christmas Gift

A Family’s Journey to Adoption My husband and I always envisioned having a family of our own. After trying to conceive for many years, with countless medical visits, tests, loss and grief, I did not have the heart to continue down that path. We began to consider adoption to grow our family, but we didn’t...

December 22, 2021December 22, 2021
Inclusive Family Support Model
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Inclusive Family Support Model

Openness in adoption is a lifelong connection between a birth family and an adoptive family. The shared love for the child connects these families. This is often referred to as the extended family of adoption. Much like traditional extended family, there is a connection no matter how much ongoing contact there may be. Contact has...

December 10, 2021December 10, 2021
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