The Happiest Times or The Hardest Times

THE HAPPIEST TIMES OR THE HARDEST TIMES By Kathy Searle, CSW In general, many parents feel a great amount of stress during the holidays. For first time parents, and even those of ...

Did You Miss the 2016 United For Adoption Conference?

This year’s United For Adoption was a great success. It was a day full of good friends and great information. For those of you who were unable to attend, we ...

Easter Egg Hunt Pictures

We had a blast at this years UFA Easter Egg hunt.  Here’s a bunch of pictures from the day.  Thanks to all who came and supported!


Birth Parent Retreat – Colorado Chapter

The UFA Colorado chapter recently had a birth parent retreat. It was ...

Thermometer of our Love

Just tonight my 10 year old son said, “So why did you ...

Our Adoption Story – Brandon

I was just an average baby in all ways but, the day ...

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Matching Monday: Taylor is searching for a forever family!

Taylor sees the world through the eyes of an artist! She has a talent for drawing and a passion for many forms of art. Listening to music is an activity that brings Taylor happiness, especially when accompanied by a yoga class or a nice long walk. Two of her favorite things are McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets […]

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Join us for our 2016 “Hope Anchors” National Adoption Conference

Date: November 12, 2016 Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Location: Key Bank Tower, Salt Lake City Cost: Starting at $30.00   The annual United for Adoption Conference is scheduled for November 12th, 2016. We will be offering education classes pertaining to Infant Adoption, Birth Parent Panels, International Adoption and Adoption through Foster Care. We hope you save […]

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My Journey As An Adoptee and Birth Mother

My name is Suzy, and I’m an adoptee and a birth mother. From the time I was just a little girl I knew that I was adopted. It was something that was often talked about in our house. I always knew that I could ask questions when I had them and that I would get […]

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My Story – Birthmother Jess

My name is Jess Urban – wife, mother to a rambunctious 2-year old daughter – Adalynn Zoe, and birthmother to my first born daughter- Celine “Zoe” Grace, age 12. My journey to motherhood has not been an easy one. I had the opportunity to become a mother at the tender age of 17. However, I […]

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Birthmother Retreat

We had a fantastic birth mother retreat. Check out some of these pictures and we hope to have all you birth mothers join us next year.

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Adoption Options Class

Link to Registration Page: About this Class This class is sponsored by the Adoption Exchange and is specifically designed for families interested in adoption or those in the beginning stages of adoption. The class will cover the following topics: The Process: things to consider Types of adoption Choosing an agency Application process Home Study […]

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A Note From A Birth Mother

Here’s a note from one of our birth mothers.

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Jeri is a happy, funny child who wants a forever family-Matching Mondays

Jeri is a happy kid that has a way of making people laugh. He is 6 years old and in the first grade. He loves to sing, dance and play with his toys. His favorite sport is basketball and he loves a stop at McDonalds after the game. Jeri benefits from an IEP (Individualized Education […]

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I Had An Amazing Experience Last Week…birth mom to birth mom!

I had an amazing experience last week where I was able to meet with another birth mom. Something special about the two of us is we both placed our babies with the same family. She placed three years before my son went to his adoptive family and was part of the reason I picked them […]

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Lynisha is Searching for a Forever Family-Matching Mondays

Lynisha is a beautiful 10 year old girl with energy to spare.  This sweet, likeable, smart girl loves to paint, color and play games.  she can often be found singing and dancing around the house.  She is doing well in 4th grade with and IEP (Individual Education Plan) that will probably need to continue after placement.   […]

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