Monday, October 21, 2013

Event: Thinking of Ukrainian Adoption: Let's Talk Adoption Conference - A Great Place To Learn - Nov 9 @ 8:00am

Event: Thinking of Ukrainian Adoption: Let's Talk Adoption Conference - A Great Place To Learn - Nov 9 @ 8:00am
New Jersey's 32nd
Annual


"Let's Talk Adoption"
Conference


Saturday, November 9, 2013


8:30am - 4:00pm


(7:45-8:30am Registration, Check-in, Breakfast, Exhibits,
Book Sales)


Rutgers University, Busch Campus Center Piscataway, New
Jersey


Keynote Speaker:


Holly Van ...
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Event: Free Ukrainian Adoption Educational Program at Bunnvale Library New Jersey - Oct 16 @ 6:00pm

Event: Free Ukrainian Adoption Educational Program at Bunnvale Library New Jersey - Oct 16 @ 6:00pm
Hunterdon County, NJ - Local adoption business,
Adoption Services International is holding a free educational
presentation Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at
the Bunnvale Library, 7 Bunnvale Road in Califon.


The program is titled: The Ukrainian
Internationa...
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Monday, September 30, 2013

Ukraine's President Speaks On Ukrainian Adoption

Ukraine's President Speaks On Ukrainian Adoption
Foreigners adopt less Ukrainian children





Ukraine loses the status of the intercountry adoption donor,
President's commissioner for children's rights Yuri Pavlenko told
a briefing, ForUm correspondent reports.





"It happened so not because of banning intercountry adoption, bu...
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Preparing Your Ukrainian Adopted Child For Questions: Parents Educate Your Non-Adopted Children!

Preparing Your Ukrainian Adopted Child For Questions: Parents Educate Your Non-Adopted Children!
parents, please educate your kids about adoption so mine don't
have to


I love this article. It addresses all the painful and insensitive
comments and questions your adopted child most likely will be
asked. Better yet, it offers great answers.


Enjoy this article from the great blog: ...
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Monday, September 9, 2013

How Ukrainian Adoptive Parents Can Answer "When Will You Have Your Child?"

How Ukrainian Adoptive Parents Can Answer



Adoptive parents, let's face it, we all have been asked a hundred
times when we are going to get our child. No on whe has not gone
through the adoption process themselves will find it easy to
understand the hoops you jump through and the waiting without a
clear end date.


I love ...
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Friday, September 6, 2013

Resource Guide I Am Providing My Ukrainian Adoptive Son's Teachers

Resource Guide I Am Providing My Ukrainian Adoptive Son's Teachers
Dispite what I would expect to be a growing sensitivity to
non-traditional families, last year my Ukrainian adopted son had
to do:


1. A time line from birth (There are a number of missing years)


2. Baby photos (There are none)


3. Most upsetting, the school held a fundraiser for th...
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Thursday, August 29, 2013

For Teachers: Adoption Biased Class Assignments and How to Fix Them

For Teachers: Adoption Biased Class Assignments and How to Fix Them
Preparing teachers for adoption in the classroom. Assignments
that are particularly hard for adoptive children and how to fix
them.


Teacher's Guide to Adoption
2nd ed., 2005
By Robin Hilborn


A resource document prepared by Robin Hilborn, editor of
Family Helper, to promote the t...
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