An Adoptee’s Name: To Change or Not to Change

Your new son or daughter is finally joining your family. All that’s left to do is fill out the birth certificate. Sounds simple enough, right? You take the pen, your heart swelling with excitement. Unexpectedly, you pause where it says: child’s name. Your soon-to-be...

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Open Adoptions

There are two distinct categories of adoption: open and closed. Closed adoptions don’t include contact between adoptive families and birth parents. Open adoptions, on the other hand, allow for adoptive families and birth parents to have contact. Agencies will give...

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Things to Say Instead to an Adoptive Parent

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” Blaise Pascal Have you ever noticed how a simple smile or positive phrase can make a huge difference in someone’s day? Words have layers. Deep meanings. They have the power for both good and bad. In a sense,...

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Understanding Open Adoptions

When navigating the adoption process, the most common form discussed is “closed adoption.” The term itself leaves no room for confusion or further explanation. Agreeing to a closed adoption means that there is no contact between the adoptive family, adoptee and birth...

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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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