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Navigating Social Media in an Open Adoption
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Navigating Social Media in an Open Adoption

Social media has dramatically changed the way communication looks in an open adoption. There are many different platforms for messaging, sending pictures and posting updates in the palm of your hand, and the possibilities for sharing are constantly changing. People are sharing their lives through social media more frequently, so how do we navigate this...

July 23, 2019January 27, 2020
National Foster Care Month
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National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month has been celebrated every May since 1988. Each year the President of the United States issues a Presidential Proclamation to show appreciation and gratitude to foster parents across the nation during this month. Did you know that New Life Adoptions has licensed foster families who can provide foster care for newborns...

May 2, 2019January 27, 2020
A Legacy of Steadfast Strength
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A Legacy of Steadfast Strength

As Mother’s Day approaches, we prepare to celebrate the moms in our lives and shower them with love for all they’ve done for us. These women have cared for us from the beginning, helped us grow, and continue to love us through every stage of life. Unfortunately birth mothers are not always acknowledged on this...

April 12, 2019January 27, 2020
Embryo Adoption: A unique and life-affirming way to grow families
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Embryo Adoption: A unique and life-affirming way to grow families

New Life Adoptions began in 1980 and has facilitated over 800 adoptions. In almost forty years of service, the face of adoption has changed drastically, including the introduction of embryo adoption. At New Life Adoptions, we believe life begins at conception. We know every life is valuable, so we have embraced this new and unique...

March 25, 2019August 20, 2019
Empowered to Connect
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Empowered to Connect

“I have never experienced a richer conference as Empowered to Connect hosted by New Life Adoptions. It was transformational both personally and professionally.” – Adoptive Mother and Educator “We found that the Trust-Based Relational Intervention method that they talked about could apply to many different relationships in life, as there are so many people of...

March 7, 2019January 27, 2020
15 Tips for Transracial Adoption
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15 Tips for Transracial Adoption

Whether you have already adopted a child or you are just considering adoption, there is a lot to consider when it comes to transracial adoption. Families who have adopted transracially experience unique blessings, as well as unique challenges. Those who are living this journey have the best insight to what has been helpful to them,...

February 21, 2019January 27, 2020
An Angel’s Love
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An Angel’s Love

The love between a parent and child is so strong – it transcends time.  When I wrote this poem I was 14 years old and had recently stayed at my favorite aunt and uncle’s house. My uncle had taken me on a fun outing and during our time together he asked about my birth mother....

February 14, 2019January 27, 2020
Grief
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Grief

Grief is messy. It isn’t simple. The process is unique for each individual. It doesn’t seem to end. It is a journey. Each of you reading this are already very aware of this. You yourselves have gone through the process of grieving and healing.

October 1, 2018January 27, 2020
The Power of Storytelling in Adoption
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The Power of Storytelling in Adoption

Brene’ Brown, author and research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, has written much on the power of vulnerability and storytelling. Her writings and her Ted Talks encourage people to tell their story even when it’s hard and even when others may not understand.

September 24, 2018January 27, 2020
New Life Adoptions Hosts 18th Annual Birth Mother Dinner
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New Life Adoptions Hosts 18th Annual Birth Mother Dinner

New Life Family Services hosted its 18th Annual Birth Mother Dinner on Friday, May 11th.  The theme for this year’s event was “Courageous Love: Then, Now, and Forever.” Louise pictured with her daughter, Christina Guest Speakers, Christina Harmon and her birth mother, Louise Doncaster, shared their story of adoption and reunification. Louise was a single parent when...

May 15, 2018January 27, 2020