(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Adoption Consultant: Sometimes referred to as "Facilitators." This term can be used to refer to anyone who helps match birthparents with adoptive parents, or who assists in the actual placement of a child with adoptive parents. The more common and specific use of this term, however, is to refer to... [more
The Conversation of an Adopted Child Born to a Non-Jewish Birth Mother
In our previous article on the subject of Judaism and adoption, we addressed the desire many couples have to adopt a Jewish child--people seeking the continuity of Jewish blood lines, people wanting to feel that their child is "really Jewish," people wanting to connect their child to past...
At age eighteen in sixty-six Her alter persona was masking a mix A fledgling artist, on canvas, portrayed The words of the secret She could not say The person she painted was staged in odd pose In loose fitting dress not tinted in rose Instead, it was brilliantly gaudy in hue Orange was... Physician: How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Child
Does anyone have advice on what to look for in a pediatrician to care for my internationally adopted child, and what questions should I ask during the "getting to know you" interview? Good health is very important, and other than you as the parent, no one will be more involved in... Networking
This article outlines many, specific ways to network and locate a baby to adopt Agency, Adoption Attorney and Adoption Consultant Cautions and Recommendations: Many pre-adoptive couples who are new to adoption may want to work with an agency, an adoption attorney or an adoption consultant....
Russia's Regions: Yaroslavl
July 26, 2007, 5:54 am
Where is it? Yaroslavl Oblast is located in western Russian about equidistant from Moscow and St. Petersburg. It borders the Tver, Moscow, Ivanovo , Vladimir, Kostroma and Vologda Oblasts. It is in the same time zone as Moscow .
What's the biggest city? Yaroslavl, whose population was... Accreditations For Christmas!
December 27, 2007, 9:14 am
Forget that old saw about March going out like a lion because December is going out with a big, big bang: Seven more adoption agencies have received their accreditations!
I got a call yesterday from Kathy Burul, director of the Russia program at Teaneck, N.J.-based Homestudies & Adoption... What's the Difference?
July 7, 2009, 10:46 pm
When most people come into adoption, they know that they can adopt through an agency or use an attorney. When they start to look into those two options, they find even more. Facilitators, referral services, adoption consultants, home study agencies - there are many options. What's the difference?...