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New Beginnings’ Domestic Adoption Social Workers

When you rely on New Beginnings to guide you through the adoption process, you are relying on a group of professionals, not volunteers. Many of our social workers have advanced degrees and all of them have a passion for serving the families in our programs. Jody, Tom, and Kala work in our domestic adoption program. […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Adoption Fraud

  Adoption fraud attacks some of our most vulnerable citizens during their most vulnerable times: birthmothers who are looking for options for their child and couples who desperately want to be parents. That is why it’s so important to work with a professional you can trust. Whether you are a birthmother or an adoptive family, […]

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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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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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Giving Tuesday 2014

When we talk to birthmothers and forever families blessed by New Beginnings, they say “Thank You” over and over again, because without New Beginnings they would not be celebrating as they will this year. They offer thanks to us from grateful hearts, but it was your unselfish giving and generous support that allowed New Beginnings […]

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Positive Adoption Language

Words have the power to change our perspective. Even the most well-meaning people can harm someone with their words simply because they do not understand. Understanding specific language can help with sensitive situations, like adoption. Whether you are speaking with an adoptive family or a birthmother, the chart below will help you, or your well-meaning […]

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Adoption and Pastors: The Importance of Adoption Agencies

No parents want to hear the words “I’m pregnant” uttered from the lips of their young daughter. But all too often, parents are forced into this reality and the decisions that come with it. As Christians, we all hope our youth will make the choices that God desires from them. Yet, we also have to […]

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