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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 wanted to share some of what went on. Below are a few links to information from some of the presentations given, including the presentation from […]

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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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Thermometer of our Love

Just tonight my 10 year old son said, “So why did you adopt me and Silvanie?” This quiet voice from across the room asked the profound question once again. In the middle of me helping his sister with homework, Bernard’s thoughts were not on spelling or math, but on his adoption and his native land […]

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Our Adoption Story – Brandon

I was just an average baby in all ways but, the day I was placed in my adoptive mother’s arms, by my birth mother, I was the world’s most amazing boy! At three days old, my life changed directions in a way I could not comprehend in my infancy. My parents raised me in a […]

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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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Why Join UFA?

United for Adoption: •    Gives voice, to birth parents who placed for adoption. •    Gives adoptive children, birth parents and adoptive parents the opportunity to interact in healthy ways through social activities, promotional events and educational forums. •    Allows questions from the community to be answered by those who have been touched personally by adoption. […]

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Lorenzo Just Wants a Family-Matching Mondays

 Lorenzo is 16 years old, working hard in the 11th grade and doing well. This soft spoken child often expresses himself through his talent of art. Although he enjoys spending time with his friends and peers, Lorenzo thrives on one-on-one adult attention. Lorenzo can often be found playing soccer and football, or skateboarding and snowboarding. Lorenzo […]

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McKayla Needs a Forever Family | Matching Monday

McKayla is a beautiful, determined 17 year old girl looking for a forever family. McKayla dreams of becoming a chef and has already demonstrated a real niche for cooking. She is also interested in cosmetology school. Among her many interests and talents are music, singing, swimming, dancing and zumba.  She loves animals and hopes for a dog […]

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united for adoption adoption language terms

United for Adoption | Daily Doses of Adoption

Here are a few adoption terms that we would love for you to know and share with your friends and family!  There is power in words.

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Gaining Perspective by Communication.

I’m new to the adoption world. In fact a lot of people wouldn’t even consider me a member until I’ve had my baby and signed the paperwork. It’s like a hazing ritual for a sorority. You have to go through the pain of signing your rights away before you get all the joy of having […]

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