November is Adoption Awareness Month!

It's hard to believe it's almost November! In some ways we've been waiting for this month all year - it's Adoption Awareness month and we've got a lot planned! SOME EXTRA SPECIAL STUFF WE’RE DOING FOR ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH! Choose Adoption! T-shirts- These were the 'must-have's' when we got them for our volunteers at a recent event, so we decided to order more, and make [...]

November is Adoption Awareness Month! 2018-10-26T15:31:39+00:00

Waiting Families News – Adult Adoptees

We know at this point in your adoption journey it is impossible to imagine your family years from now, but the truth is that the baby you will adopt, will eventually be an adult. There is information we would like to share with you now that can help you in raising your child to be an adult adoptee that has a positive view of their [...]

Waiting Families News – Adult Adoptees 2018-10-26T10:52:31+00:00

QIC-AG is Empowering Adoptive Families to Seek Support

Adoption can be a wonderful outcome for children who are not able to live with their birth parents. However, when adopted children join their new family, they bring life experiences that might include maltreatment and/or trauma. As a result, during the time leading into adoption and after the adoption is finalized, these children might exhibit some unique behaviors in the classroom. Therefore, it is important [...]

QIC-AG is Empowering Adoptive Families to Seek Support 2018-10-18T13:37:17+00:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date – 5.31.16): One Birth Mother’s Resolve Despite Adversity

Air Date: 5.31.16 You can read the transcript below, or listen to the podcast by clicking here.   Jennifer Jaworski:    Hi and welcome to adoption focus my name is Jennifer Jaworski and I'm a social worker with Adoption Associates of Michigan. This is Adoption Associates Premier Talk Radio Blog show. Adoption Associates and its staff are trusted leaders in adoption and we have placed over [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date – 5.31.16): One Birth Mother’s Resolve Despite Adversity 2018-10-17T13:20:56+00:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date – 5.10.16): Unanswered Questions – How One Adoptee Found Peace

Air Date: 5.10.16 You can read the transcript below, or listen to the podcast by clicking here.   Speaker 1:    Blog Talk Radio. Jennifer J.:    Hi and welcome to Adoption Focus. My name is Jennifer Jaworski and I'm a social worker with Adoption Associates of Michigan. This is Adoption Associates premier talk radio blog show. Adoption Associates and its staff are trusted leaders in adoption, [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date – 5.10.16): Unanswered Questions – How One Adoptee Found Peace 2018-10-17T13:14:46+00:00

Amanda’s Story

At the young age of 21 I found out I was pregnant with my first child. My second child arrived when I was 23, and the third at age 25. Only a year later, I had my fourth. I was with the same boyfriend for the first and second child, but after the birth of my second, my boyfriend and I broke up. I started [...]

Amanda’s Story 2018-10-18T12:04:43+00:00

Uniting Hearts | Creating Families Annual Gala Tickets Available!

Our Annual Fall Gala in Grand Raids, Michigan is coming up on Friday, November 9, 2018. You won’t want to miss this wonderful event with friends, family, delicious food, awesome auction items, and an amazing speaker. Funds raised will go directly to support domestic outreach and education, international program development, and Adoption Associates, Inc. family grants. We are excited to be welcoming Angela Tucker who [...]

Uniting Hearts | Creating Families Annual Gala Tickets Available! 2018-10-18T11:30:05+00:00