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Offsetting The Cost of Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / November 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Offsetting The Cost of Adoption

As we celebrate National Adoption Month, here is an article written by Sally Wildman, one of our AAAA Attorneys who previously practiced adoption law in Illinois before retiring this year. The article provides some helpful tips on how to allay some of the costs of adopting. Read the full article HERE. — The attached article […]

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Congressional Coalition on Adoption Advocates for International Adoptions

By AAAA-Admin / November 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Congressional Coalition on Adoption Advocates for International Adoptions

Coalition on Adoption Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Klobuchar recently brought up international adoption in a Judiciary Committee hearing with DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Below is a brief transcript of the exchange. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security November 16, 2021 KLOBUCHAR:  Thank you. Last question here; along with Senator Blunt, I […]

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From Empty Nester to New Parent

By AAAA-Admin / November 22, 2021 / Comments Off on From Empty Nester to New Parent

J and P were long time foster parents. They were about to be empty nesters as their youngest child had just gone to college when they agreed to be a respite short term foster placement for a child who needed temporary care. Little did they know that this decision would change their lives forever. I […]

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Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

By AAAA-Admin / November 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

AAAA is pleased to reshare this Press Release from the United States Senate regarding National Adoption Month. For Immediate Release November 17, 2021 Katie_Boyd@blunt.senate.gov (Blunt) Jane_Meyer@klobuchar.senate.gov (Klobuchar) Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, […]

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This Is Our Family!

By AAAA-Admin / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on This Is Our Family!

Sarah was sixteen and pregnant.  West Virginia was home, but she’d moved to Washington to live with her grandparents after learning she was pregnant. The baby’s father, Jacob, was several years older and still living in West Virginia.  Sarah had chosen adoptive parents for her baby: Lisa was a family doctor, Adam was a nonprofit […]

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The Parent Trip

By AAAA-Admin / November 17, 2021 / Comments Off on The Parent Trip

Yet another story of an amazing family created through adoption as we celebrate National Adoption Month! We hope you enjoy reading about Christopher and Susannah. Christopher and Susannah Adoption Month Story This story has been posted with permission from Evan Benn of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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