Category Archives: adoption

Adoption Option Surfaces Naturally in Conversation

Birthmothers Friends are trained to identify a woman’s unique needs and provide support in her particular set of circumstances. Where appropriate, Friends present adoption.  One scenario, Friends tell us, is that “adoption comes up naturally” in conversation. The Need to Talk … Continue reading

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“Adoption was a serious option for this birth mom”

Birthmothers Friends are trained to identify a woman’s unique needs and provide support in her particular set of circumstances. Where appropriate, Friends present adoption.  One scenario, Friends tell us, is that “adoption is a serious option” considered extensively by pregnant … Continue reading

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Tips for Presenting the Adoption Option

If someone you know faces an unplanned pregnancy, consider presenting the benefits of adoption. These tips may help. 1. Express compassion. Tell her you care.  Demonstrate your concern in concrete ways, such as spending time with her or by providing … Continue reading

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100% Matched Women Chose Life

For You From The Word A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17) For You To Think About In 2009, 100% of the women who were matched with a Birthmothers Friend chose life. … Continue reading

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Family: Children Are A Gift From God

For You From The Word Children are a gift from God. (Psalm 127:3, TLB) For You To Think About According to Barry McLerran and Rick Stout of Demographic Winter: The Decline of  the Human Family,  “Every aspect of modernity works … Continue reading

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Planning Is An Act of Love

For You From The Word So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.  He went there to register … Continue reading

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3 Adoption Myths

For You From The Word Guide me in your truth and teach me.  (Psalm 25:5) For You To Think About During the decision process, birth parents may skim over the adoption option because they haven’t received accurate information.  But you … Continue reading

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Miss USA’s Adoption Heroes

For You From The Word Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. (1 Corinthians 11:1) For You To Think About Lynnette Cole, Miss USA 2000, has a set of personal heroes: two sets of parents. Lynette, who … Continue reading

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“Adoption Ambassador” Uses His Visibility to Influence Birth Parents

For You From The Word Think how you have instructed many. (Job 4:3) For You To Think About Latino actor and media sensation Eduardo Verastegui is the United Nations’ unofficial ambassador for adoption. In recent years, Eduardo has been morally convicted … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month

For You From The Word God sets the lonely in families. (Psalm 68:6) For You To Think About National Adoption Week was first celebrated in 1976.  It was expanded to a month in 1990 as participation grew. Now, National Adoption … Continue reading

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