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Adoption & Foster Care Celebration and Inspiration

Pages to warm your heart and spirit - photo galleries, personal stories, poetry, welcoming and other adoption ceremonies.
  1. Adoption Gifts & Crafts (24)
  2. Adoption Poems (38)
  3. Personal Adoption Stories (6)
  4. Photo Gallery (1)

National Adoption Month, 2011
President Barack Obama's National Adoption Month 2011, Presidential Proclamation.

Mothers Day - A Typical Mothers Day May Mean Something Different for …
Share a bit of humor or even wisdom as we reflect on what it means to be a foster or adoptive mother.

Adoption Songs - Share Your Favorite Adoption Songs
Music is so very powerful. Whether you're an adoptee, a birth parent, an adoptive parent, or a prospective adoptive parent, there may be a song or two that just means more to you than anything else on the radio. Whether the song is meant to be specifically to be an adoption song, what songs are meaningful to you?

What Is an Adoption Welcome Party?
Most every new parent, especially moms, look forward to their baby shower. But what about adoptive parents who are adopting a child older than an infant? That's when the host or hostess would throw an adoption welcome party. Learn more about hosting the perfect welcome party.

Pop Quiz Adoption Baby Shower Game
I think the Pop Quiz adoption baby shower game is my favorite. This adoption baby shower game offers an opportunity to educate on adoption, but open up discussion with family and friends.

Find the Perfect Adoption Baby Shower Game
Due to the many references of pregnancy, labor, and birth that is associated with baby shower games, it's important to really try to find games that can be edited to include adoption references or to avoid games that rely heavily on those references all together. Here are several baby shower game ideas and tips for those adoption baby shower hosts and hostesses with a lot of help from our About.…

Several Design Ideas for Making Adoption Announcements
Some parents like to make their own adoption announcements while other families feel it's better to buy. Find several options of adoption announcements below. Pick which style fits your family and let the world know your good news through a beautiful adoption announcement.

Super Easy Adoption Announcement
Step-by-step directions on how to create a super easy adoption announcement. This adoption announcement should also be super easy on your budget.

National Adoption Month, 2009
President of the United States,Barack Obama, proclaims November of as National Adoption Month. Read the latest presidential proclamation here of Barack Obama making November National Adoption Month.

Create an Adoption Announcement for an Older Child Adoption
Adoption announcements for older child adoptions are very difficult to find. Here are the instructions on how to make an adoption announcement that would work great for an older child adoption.

Create an Adoption Announcement for an International Adoption
Adoption announcements for international adoptions are difficult to find. Here is an easy to make adoption announcement perfect for international adoptions.

Create a Simple Square Adoption Announcement
This adoption announcement would work for an older child or internationally adopted child.

Adoption Announcement
A cute and easy to make adoption announcement. This adoption announcement would work for an older child or internationally adopted child.

Announcing the Arrival of .........
Making a simple announcement plus links to various sites that offer adoption announcements.

Walk Me Home
Many major organizations have a signature event and now foster care does too, Walk Me Home. May 3rd, which is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and running through October, Walk Me Home is beginning with an ambitious first year. The goals for this walking campaign 1) Raise awareness for foster care, 2)Develop a positive vehicle for recruitment and retention of foster parents and 3) Raise 1,000,000 nationwide for the children in foster care.

All About National Adoption Month
Find a calendar of events to help you celebrate the month as well as the history of National Adoption Month.

Presidential Proclamation of National Adoption Month
President of the United States proclaims November of each year as the National Adoption Month.

Celebrating National Adoption Month
30 days of ideas for you and your family's celebration.

History of National Adoption Month
Learn about the beginnings of National Adoption Month.

National Adoption Day - November 15, 2008
National Adoption Day - when thousands of adoptions are finalized across the country.

New Year's Resolutions for Adoptive Parents
Needing help in setting your New Year's resolutions? Here are some suggestions for the new year.

10 New Year's Resolutions for Prospective Foster or Adoptive Parents
Ready to make your New Year's Resolutions? Think you're ready to foster or adopt and this is the year? Try one of these 10 ideas to get your New Year on the right track and your foster or adoptive journey.

New Year's Resolutions for Foster Parents
Ready to make your New Year's Resolution? Try one of these ideas to get your new years on the right track.

15 Ways for a Mother to Honor Herself on Mother's Day
Don't wait for someone else to tell you how special you are or to remind you of the gift you have brought into the world. Here are 15 Ways you can do it yourself.

All About Celebrating Mother's Day
Views from birth moms and adoptive moms, ideas for celebration, and honoring mothers everywhere.

Foster Care Awareness Month
How to celebrate the month of May and Foster Care Awareness Month.

Foster Care Awareness Month Celebration Calendar
31 Days of activities to celebrate and honor foster parents and the need to help foster children.

The History of National Foster Care Month
The history of National Foster Care Month that all started in 1988.

Celebrating Father's Day for Adoptive Parent, Foster Parent, & Birth Parent
A collection of articles about adoptive fathers and foster fathers. Ideas for Father's Day gifts and articles geared towards adoptive fathers and foster fathers.

Cool Party Favors - Adoption Themed
Find creative ideas from the owner, who is also an adoptive parent that your friends could use or keep, like photo mint tins.

Tapestry Books
"Tapestry Books is the premiere online adoption book store for learning about adoption. Founded in 1990 the company was the first Adoption Book Catalog to also provide customers with a Web site. Our staff are parents, and professionals, who understand the issues surrounding adoption and infertility, and have a genuine desire to improve the quality of resources available to adoptive families."

How We Celebrate Our Adoption Day
Reader stories on how they celebrate adoption day. Read tips and tricks from others or submit your own celebrate adoption day ideas. See submissions

Celebrating Adoption Month Week-by-Week 1
Your adoption story could help educate the public about the need for more adoptive homes.

Celebrating Adoption Month Week-by-Week 2
Family time is a very important part of celebrating National Adoption Month.

Celebrating Adoption Month Week-by-Week 3
Ideas for foster to adopt families to apply culture for kids during National Adoption Month.

Celebrating Adoption Month Week-by-Week 4
Volunteer work with children is a beautiful way to spend time with children during National Adoption Month.

Celebrating Adoption Month Week-by-Week
Ideas for each day of the month of November to help with celebrating Adoption Month and offer you family time activities.

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