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National Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Every Child Deserves a Forever Family

This blog post was written by Adoption STAR CEO and Founder, Michele Fried. In addition to National Adoption Month that arrives each November, October’s National Down Syndrome Month is important to Adoption STAR, especially to it’s founder and CEO, Michele Fried.  Michele and her husband Chuck ...
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Labels and More Labels

Adoption STAR’s Founder/CEO Michele Fried discusses the impact that various labels have had on her (and her family members), including the one she’s very fond of – “Mommy.” “I once was at a loss for how to point out who my son was on the playground. Rather than pointing out his color (he...
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Meet Matthew!

Adoption STAR’s International Adoption Coordinator Meg Montgomery invites you to learn more about a 2-year-old boy who is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Matthew is currently living out of family care and is ready to be adopted by a loving family! Matthew enjoys playing with toys and is working on s...
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Our Family

In anticipation of Our Shining STAR Event, we are featuring a weekly blog series on Special Needs Adoption. On Wednesday January 29th, 2014, Adoption STAR will be hosting Our Annual Shining STAR Event to benefit special needs adoption. Adoption STAR has found many wonderful adoptive families for chi...
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An Interview: Parenting Children with Special Needs

In anticipation of Our Shining STAR Event, we are featuring a weekly blog series on Special Needs Adoption. On Wednesday January 29th, 2014, Adoption STAR will be hosting Our Annual Shining STAR Event to benefit special needs adoption. Adoption STAR has found many wonderful adoptive families for chi...
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Adoption STAR ~ Questions and Answers

CEO and Founder Michele Fried answers and updates Frequently Asked Questions about Adoption STAR as an agency. These questions are in addition to the ones on our website – see the list of FAQ links here. What is your fee schedule? Please contact us and ask for the Fee Description and Agreement...
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Adoption in the Military; Happy Veteran’s Day

On this Veteran’s Day, our CEO and Founder Michele Fried answers questions about military families and the adoption process On Veteran’s Day we would like to thank everyone who is serving and protecting us. We thought today would be a good time to highlight the special considerations involve...
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Columbus Day

On this Columbus Day, we look back at our history in order to see what can be done better for children today. Christopher Columbus, you are the most successful real estate agent/ whoever lived, sold acres and acres of myth. Sherman Alexie, Vision (2) While many celebrate Christopher Columbus landing...
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Safer and Easier to Find Adoptive Families at Adoption STAR than on Facebook

By Michele Fried, Adoption STAR Founder & CEO When I got home from my overseas travels, I logged on to catch up with “adoption in the news” that I may have missed while being away. One recurring story that seemed to become viral was the story of a Pastor who was seeking a family to [&hellip...
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