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5 Things to Keep In Mind When You Hear Negative Adoption Language

By |October 6th, 2016|

When it comes to utilizing positive adoption language, Guest Blogger Eden Fried believes it’s not a choice….it’s a responsibility.

My first week of college I [...]

What to Do When Your Child Is Triggered by Adoption Themed Movies

By |September 29th, 2016|

Guest blogger Eden Fried notes that adoption story lines can encourage beneficial dialogue between adoptive parents and adoptees.

As much as you want to protect [...]

How To Talk To Your Child About Adoption

By |September 22nd, 2016|

Guest Blogger Eden Fried shares personal stories and professional recommendations regarding talking to your child about adoption.

In third grade I had a really close [...]

Reflections On Reframing

By |September 20th, 2016|

Agency staff learn more about the importance of reframing and positive thinking.

Tuesdays are staff meeting days at Adoption STAR, and today’s meeting included a [...]

The Waiting is the Hardest Part

By |September 8th, 2016|

Guest Blogger Claudia Meyer, Adoption STAR client and adoptive mother, offers advice to prospective adoptive families on how to cope with “the wait.”

Tom Petty [...]

Stability and Security: Getting Set to Adopt

By |August 25th, 2016|

Guest Blogger and Attorney Anthony Zurica offers helpful advice to waiting prospective adoptive parents.

While you wait to bring home your adopted child, there are [...]

Share Your Writing With Adoption STAR

By |August 16th, 2016|

Our agency is actively looking for adoption-specific guest blog posts – send in your submission today!

There’s no denying that everyone in the adoption community [...]

Accurate Adoption Language

By |August 8th, 2016|

A recent gaffe by a TV Commentator at the Olympics highlights the importance of adoption language and terminology.

Just last week Friday, Adoption STAR staff [...]

International Adoption Immigration Law

By |August 4th, 2016|

A recent article highlights the importance of understanding citizenship issues for international adoptees.

A June 21st, 2016 article by author Tahmina Watson in the Seattle [...]

Adoption Education: An On-Line Resource

By |August 2nd, 2016|

Here’s a list of training options for foster/adoptive parents happening this fall/winter.

The New York State Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) and the [...]

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