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Introducing Promise Kids-Our First Advocacy Trip!

For the past several months, New Beginnings has been praying, gathering and preparing a team of volunteers for our first Advocacy Trip to China. This trip is special to us because it will be the first time that we are visiting our one-to-one partnership orphanages. The children that New Beginnings will be specifically advocating for will […]

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Adoption Tax Credit 2016

The IRS recently announced that the maximum adoption tax credit for 2016 will be $13,460.00. The adoption tax credit, established in 1997, has helped multiple thousands of families afford to adopt. Remember that a tax credit is different from a tax deduction–it’s better. A credit is an amount that is subtracted from the adopting parents’ […]

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Ryan Dobson headlines Celebration of Adoption 2016 with theme “Adoption is Missions”

“Culturally, we need New Beginnings. We need more New Beginnings,” declared Ryan Dobson, keynote speaker of New Beginnings 2016 Celebration of Adoption. The night began much like past events, but the atmosphere held more anticipation. Perhaps the anticipation came from the attendance of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and his wife, Deborah. Or perhaps it came […]

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Adoption Support Doesn’t End When the Adoption is Complete

Newness and expectancy is what makes beginnings so exciting, but so often in life we enter into the next stage with a certain naïveté. When we were young, we may have been excited about the first day of Kindergarten, but we had never been to school before. We entered into marriage never having been wed […]

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Wroclaw, Poland: The Land of the Dwarfs

When adopting internationally, you will have to travel to your child’s birth country. Most families stay several days, bonding with their child and completing paperwork. Families adopting through our Poland program often visit Wroclaw, and they often report that one of the most fun parts of their stay in the city is dwarf-hunting. All throughout the […]

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What To Do If You’re Referred Child Has A Medical Issue?

As parents, of course we naturally want our children to be healthy. More often than before, children adopted through international adoption, however, will come into your home with some medical problems ranging from the easily correctable to lifelong disabilities. If you’re referred a child with a medical issue, determining whether to accept the referral is […]

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