ADOPTION ASSISTANCE NEWS & EVENTS

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Trauma and Your Adopted Child

Adoption is miraculous in every sense of the word. A child is placed into a home full of family members that surpass the boundaries of love. It’s an act full of meaningful consideration. As an adoptive parent who is able to tuck your child into bed each night, you...

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Types of Parenting Styles: What’s Yours?

How you choose to parent your child will impact their overall development and who they become in the future. That, and your parenting style also says a lot about you, your background and how you and your partner operate. It will teach your son or daughter how you see...

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A Look into Gotcha Day

DEFINING GOTCHA DAY Are you curious about Gotcha Day or in need of inspiration on ways to celebrate the yearly anniversary? Either way, Adoption Choices of Colorado has you covered! Gotcha Day, also known as Homecoming Day, Family Day, or Adoption Day, is a...

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Talking about Adoption with Your Son or Daughter

Before you begin the adoption process, you should formulate a plan for how you’ll talk about adoption with your son or daughter. How you’ll approach the topic, and when you’ll begin integrating into your daily life. The most vivid memory I have of my adoption story...

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8 Ways to Bond with your Adopted Child

You’ve jumped through hoops and conquered the trials and tribulations associated with the adoption process. You even came out on the other end with your heart unscathed. In fact, your heart has grown tenfold! Finally, your family has grown, and your child is now safe...

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Breastfeeding Your Adopted Baby

So, you want to breastfeed your adopted baby, but a list of unknowns stops you. How do you breastfeed a child you didn’t give birth to? What if you aren’t lactating? Are there any benefits? Is it even possible? The short answer is yes. It is possible for you to nurse...

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Things to Do and Say Instead: To an Adoptive Dad

When someone you know announces that they are adopting, it’s natural to have a mixed reaction. There are definitely things you should never say, and things that you can say and do instead to an adoptive dad. If determining when the time is right for each sentiment is...

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Events

6th Annual Adoption Picnic

It is our favorite time of year, annual picnic time!! Our 6th Annual Adoption Picnic is September 11, 2016 from 11 am-2 pm at the Arbor House in Golden, Colorado. We will be having face painters, great food and awesome fun! We are hoping for the best one yet, and hope...

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Third Thursday- Adoptive Parent Support Group

Join us for a fun and informative support group for adoptive parents, both waiting for a match and those who are parenting adopted children. Every Third Thursday of the month at our Golden office, 2801 Youngfield Street, Suite 126, Golden, CO 80401 from 6 pm – 7:30...

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Holiday Food Drive

Join us in giving to birth parents this holiday season! Please bring any non-perishable food items that you would like to donate to our Golden office on Monday, Wednesday or Friday before December 16, 2016. We will be distributing any goods received to birth parents...

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