Fort Bend County celebrates National Adoption Day
Judges from Fort Bend County’s 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts finalized over 20 adoptions Friday as part of National Adoption Day. Local nonprofit organization Child Advocates of Fort Bend and its partner agencies sponsored the event, and 23 families officially adopted 25 children, including 7 who were from the foster care system, said Metoyer… (0 comment)

Families celebrate National Adoption Day at museum event
CHICAGO (WLS) — More than 100 children who have been adopted by loving families celebrated at the Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier on Saturday, which was National Adoption Day. The museum partnered with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to host the party. Kimberly Mitchell Davis, who marked one year since she… (0 comment)

Local family adopts little girl during Adoption Month
WASHINGTON TWP, Mich.- – It’s National Adoption Month and families all over the country are getting a little bigger. There are hundreds of children in Michigan waiting to be adopted, thousands in foster care.  And though Nathan and Bethany Bills already have five children of their own, one little girl found a very special place… (0 comment)

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Telemedicine adoption sees rapid growth — Medical device cybersecurity fears continue …
Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at: lbeaver@businessinsider.com. TELEMEDICINE ADOPTION IS GROWING RAPIDLY:… (0 comment)

Reeder: Believers ‘speaking up’ made real difference in adoption tax credit provision
            http://yellowhammernews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Conversations-112017.mp3   Listen to the 10 min. audio   Read the transcript: TOM LAMPRECHT:  Harry, I want to go through three stories today which ought to give believers a little ray of hope and to feel optimistic about the sanctity of life issue. First story up out of World… (0 comment)

County participating in Adoption Day for first time
STANDISH — Adoption hearings in Arenac County are typically closed-door affairs, but the public will be able to witness the emotional events when the county participates in Michigan Adoption Day for the first time Nov. 21. Juvenile Register Heather Stroh said each November is designated as National Adoption Month, and the state appoints an adoption… (0 comment)

Mum who uses ‘alternative parenting’ method dyes two-year-old daughter’s hair PINK – and they have matching tattoos
A mum has dyed her two-year-old daughter’s hair pink and given her temporary tattoos, saying she uses an ‘alternative parenting’ method. Photos show the lookalike mum, Amy Lyn, and daughter, BellaMae, with their matching colour hair and tattoos. Tattoo apprentice Amy, 25, has an alternative look herself, with brightly-coloured hair, body art and stretched ears.… (0 comment)

Children find ‘forever families’ at adoption event
Michael Stavola @MichaelStavola1 Catherine Leake remembers when her foster child said he mixed his crayons with hers and couldn’t leave until it got sorted out. ‘I am gonna be here forever,”’ she recalled him saying. Leake, a special education teacher at Sterling Grade School, went on to adopt the boy, then twins, and finally… (0 comment)

Good in the world: Ring of the doorbell leads to adoption help for West Michigan couple
A West Michigan couple receives an unexpected holiday surprise. Two strangers from their church showed up at their doorstep handing them a $10,000 check to help pay for the adoption of their new baby, Landon. (WWMT/Patrick Hagan) PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Adopting a baby is stressful, from the near misses to meeting the parents,… (0 comment)