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Adoption Group: Minnesota Adoptive Families

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Minnesota Adoptive Families

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  • Ckitz
    I've found my birth father now what?

    I was adopted as an infant and at 19 years old I found my birth mother and we had a very pleasant reunion. At that time I also met several…

  • MamaSam
    Pediatrician in Twin Cities Area?

    Hi there.  I’m new to the group, so I hope I’m not repeating a question already out there.  Does anyone have a recommendation for a pediatrician in the Twin Cities…

  • HannahK
    Mentorship Program for Adoptees

    Hi Everyone! My name is Hannah and I’m a Korean-American adoptee.  I am part of a great organization called Connect-A-Kid, which was started by a Korean-American adoptee as well. Connect-A-Kid…

  • atempel
    Evlove Adoption Agency

    Is anyone here using Evolve Adoption Agency? (This new agency merged from Crossroads and Hope Agencies)

  • Hockeygoof14
    Adopting from another state

    We are potentially going to be adopting from Missouri. Anyone have experience with this. Any pointers would be helpful. Also amyone have adopted from out of state and baby was…

  • BeccaPiper
    Teens & Tweens What I Would Tell You If I Could ...

    Teens and Tweens: What I Would Tell You if I Could Find the Words* (Posted with permission) An interactive workshop for parents of international adoptees, adult adoptees and adoption professionals. (material is very sensitive and geared to adults) St. Paul, MN Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave. 1:30 ” 3:30 pm Sally Ankerfelt, an adoption coach with GIFT Family Services, will co- present the St. Paul workshop. Would you like this workshop presented closer to where you live? If so, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += "&#"+unescape(l[i].substring(1))+";"; else output += unescape(l[i]); } document.getElementById('eeEncEmail_D4wzllIwoB').innerHTML = output; //]]> to let us know. *Workshop Information If you are raising a tween or teen, chances are they are holding back. This workshop will help you hear teens and tweens thoughts on: Fitting in Relationships with their birth & adoptive families Adoptee loyalty Poverty Understanding their background Why…the ever present question Abandonment issues and Insecurities Control issues Self Worth Hope A unique and interactive workshop. You will hear and experience the thoughts of international adoptees….the “restricted information” shared openly and honestly. We will also provide suggestions to help you create a strategy that will strengthen the relationship with your child. Cost: no charge. However, a freewill donation will be accepted for The Gift of Identity Fund. Suggested donation: $5-$10 per person. RSVP required: If you’d like to attend either workshop, please RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += "&#"+unescape(l[i].substring(1))+";"; else output += unescape(l[i]); } document.getElementById('eeEncEmail_j2ZBXYHVPl').innerHTML = output; //]]> to say you are coming. Seats are limited and we want to be sure everyone is comfortable.

  • Anne S.
    Looking to Meet Other Transracial Adoptive Families with Young Childre

    I’m a single white mom to a 21-month-old black daughter whom I adopted domestically.  I am looking to find other transracial families with toddlers to get together with for play…

  • DGmarie1127
    Is Mild Special Needs Adoption Non-Existent?

    Hi!  I’m a single female (43yrs) living in MN and have started the adoption process with Children’s Home Society & Family Services.  I’m just starting my home study interviews, after…

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