The Family Division of the Oakland County Circuit Court will celebrate the 15th Annual Celebration of Michigan Adoption Day on Nov. 21 with the finalization of seven adoptions. The 15th annual Oakland County event coincides with Michigan Adoption Day events held at over 30 other courts around the state, which highlights the importance of adoption… (0 comment)

Trump: Adoption means ‘no child in America, born or unborn, is unwanted’
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 8, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – President Trump praised adoption as a “true blessing” in a proclamation declaring November National Adoption Month. “During National Adoption Month, we celebrate the thousands of families who have expanded through adoption, and we acknowledge the strength and resiliency of the children who are still waiting to find their… (0 comment)

Madison County judge to help organize National Adoption Day
EDWARDSVILLE — A little girl’s Christmas wish prompted a Madison County judge to help organize Madison County’s judge’s participation on National Adoption Day on Nov. 18. “All I want for Christmas is to be adopted,” the little girl told Associate Judge Sarah Smith during a court hearing in Family Court. The emotional impact of adoption… (0 comment)

Officials tout importance of adoption
MUSCATINE — In the presence of their new families, two judges, and rows of Beanie Babies, seven children were officially adopted on Wednesday afternoon in conjunction with National Adoption Day. The day is a collective effort to raise awareness for the more than 110,000 children in foster care waiting for permanent and loving families. Since its… (0 comment)

Game on: Parenting with video games
Kids spend a lot of time playing video games and parents spend a lot of time worrying about how much time their kids play video games. Consumer Reports says rather than constantly telling your child to put their tablet down, get in the game and use it as a way to power up communication. Arizona… (0 comment)

Erin Stewart: Why we chose open adoption
Provided by Erin Stewart My son learning to walk between his mom and his birth mother. I have an open adoption with my son’s birth parents. Basically, that means I send them pictures and updates of him regularly and visit with them a few times a year. My son is still too young to know… (0 comment)