Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year (aka Lunar New Year) takes place this year on February 16, 2018, the year of the dog. Like most of you, our family is most accustomed to ringing in the new year on January 1, but the Chinese New Year dates vary because of the lunar calendar. Chinese New Year is a […]

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Birthmothers – How to Talk to Your Family About Adoption

“Given the magnitude of an adoption decision, it is important to include the mother’s support system in the adoption process to the greatest extent possible.” – National Council for Adoption Our birthmother counselors spend hours every month holding the trembling hands of pregnant women, talking late into the night to scared mothers-to-be and counseling bithmothers […]

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Russian Adoption News from NCFA, December 28, 2012

Revitalized Polish Program!!! We are very excited about our revitalized Polish program! Our Polish In-Country Coordinators have over 25 years of experience in helping families and children with international adoptions. Poland has a very rich culture and heritage with a population of over 38.5 million people, and it is the approximate size of the state […]

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Russian Adoptions – December 26, 2012

Russian Federation Council Sends Ban on Adoption to President Vladimir Putin December 26, 2012 – The Russian Federation Council, the upper parliamentary house, has unanimously passed a bill that proposes a ban on adoption of Russian orphans by United States citizens. The bill has been sent to President Vladimir Putin for his signature. “If President […]

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Christmas in Nepal

Christmas at the New Beginnings of Nepal Children’s Home. Thank you for making it possible for these sweet children to hear the true meaning of Christmas!

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