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A Birthmother’s Story: Giving My Son the Best Gift

We truly love what we do here at New Beginnings. There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing a new family form right before our eyes. However, on the other side of every adoption is a birthmother. It wonderful to see a new forever family, but some of the most meaningful things we’ve experienced working in adoption is […]

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New Beginnings’ TN Director to Receive Angel in Adoption Award

On October 7, Karen Nixon the director of New Beginnings International Family and Children’s Services Tennessee office will be accepting the prestigious Angel in Adoption award at a gala hosted by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington D.C.   The Angels in Adoption program gives members of Congress the opportunity to recognize individuals, […]

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A Birthmother’s Perspective: Letters of Love – Patricia Dischler

After reading Patricia Dischler’s article “Letters of Love” in Adoption Today, we were so inspired. We love the insight it provides into the perspective of a birthmother. After consulting with Patricia, we got permission to share it with you. Patricia Dischler has spent 25 years caring for and about kids. She is a nationally recognized […]

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Different Types of Adoption

When prospective adoptive parents begin their adoption journey, they typically research the various types of adoption. Adoption agencies, attorneys, foster care, open, closed, domestic, international. The list can be long and confusing! We’ve discussed these many options with adoptive families, as well as those curious about adoption in general. To help you understand the different […]

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New Beginnings Releases First Edition of “Life at New Beginnings”

This spring, we released a new addition to our content collection. Life at New Beginnings is our new bi-annual magazine that features special stories from our forever families, staff, and friends as well as sponsorships from our supporters. This spring’s edition features Tom and Debbie Velie’s personal adoption story, detailing the struggles and delights of […]

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Celebration of Adoption 2015

New Beginnings International Children’s and Family Services is delighted to announce George Barna, founder of the Barna Research Group, as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Celebration of Adoption. Scheduled for October 15, we will once again honor the people who have supported the advancement of adoption over the last year and update our friends […]

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Choose Life Vehicle Tag: Supporting New Beginnings

Many women and young girls are overwhelmed when faced with an unexpected pregnancy. Thankfully, there are non-profit organizations, like New Beginnings, who offer a safe place for those who are faced with these terrifying situations. Like any other non-profit organization, New Beginnings relies on the generosity of our supporters. Every month we ask you to […]

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Guest Blog: Sam, Thirteen Years of Blessings

Jennifer, one of New Beginnings’ adoptive moms, emailed us earlier this month with a story about her son. She graciously agreed to allow us to repost her story as a guest blog. To protect the family’s privacy, only first names are used.   It is difficult to believe that it has been 13 years since […]

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How to Tell Your Children Their Birth Parents Weren’t Perfect

Each adoption is unique. For some, the relationship with the birthparents is open, loving, and beautiful. Others experience a closed adoption for various reasons, some of which could be issues with drugs or a situation involving rape or assault. As adults, we understand that not every person or situation is perfect, but how do you […]

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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

It is our goal to support our adoptive families and birthmothers not only during the adoption process but afterward. But adoption is linked closely to the issue of abortion, as those are two of the three options presented to most birthmothers. We also track closely important events in the legal standing of and discussion of […]

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