Month: November 2021

Adoption Reunions – Thoughts from an Adoption Attorney

By AAAA-Admin / November 5, 2021 / Comments Off on Adoption Reunions – Thoughts from an Adoption Attorney

At the office one morning after just completing an adoption final hearing I received a call from an unexpected voice. It was from an adoptee whose adoption we handled more than 23 years ago. That “child” was now a hopeful adult, looking to connect with his birth mother. I recalled (to myself) meeting his birth […]

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One Of My Best Adoption Experiences

By AAAA-Admin / November 4, 2021 / Comments Off on One Of My Best Adoption Experiences

A lot of people focus on adoption as involving infants or small children, but one of my most rewarding experiences was working with clients who adopted three young men who had aged out of foster care, never having had found their “forever families.” My clients were a married couple who worked in the financial sector. […]

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The Guts to Become a Parent During COVID

By AAAA-Admin / November 3, 2021 / Comments Off on The Guts to Become a Parent During COVID

Becoming a parent during the Covid-19 pandemic takes guts. No wonder the U.S. birth rate is the lowest it’s been in over a century! Those committing to become parents through adoption and assisted reproduction have inspired me for over thirty years, but they have truly been my heroes during the past eighteen months. Some I […]

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A Month-long Celebration of Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / November 2, 2021 / Comments Off on A Month-long Celebration of Adoption

Continuing our month-long celebration of National Adoption Month, here is our second inspiring story. Four years ago my husband and I decided that we wanted to adopt. When we were researching adoption, we came across an adoption agency that specializes in special needs adoptions. We both have had quite a bit of experience with people […]

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Welcome to National Adoption Month!

By AAAA-Admin / November 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Welcome to National Adoption Month!

Welcome to National Adoption Month! For the entire month of November, the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) is going to fill your social media feeds with positive stories of adoption. To kick things off, here are a few of mine. I did my first adoption for AG several years ago. She contacted […]

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