Link: MOM CELEBRATES HER SON'S BIRTH - 13 YEARS LATER!Growing up, my mother used to say “even when you’re an adult, you will always be my baby.” As a teenager I could not understand the meaning of that comment. However, this article in People magazine has really highlighted that meaning for me.
Project Wait No Longer was fortunate to be a part of a show called Foster Care & Adoption: Avoid Aging Out. It was a wonderful opportunity to educate the pubic about older child adoption. Please watch the video and share with anyone interested in older child adoption.
Link: COME TO BARKER'S 19TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE! The world of adoption is changing rapidly. For example, levels of openness have changed significantly; the internet is a game-changer in many areas of adoption; and the needs of older children and children with special needs who long for permanency are increasingly highlighted.
My journey toward adoption actually began almost 5 1/2 years ago when I decided that as a single, career military woman I was ready to settle down & have a family. Around March or April of 2010 I spoke with a friend & she suggested adoption. Initially, I did not think much of it until I began to watch “Adoption Stories” on TV. The more I watched, the more I thought about it.
The Barker Adoption Foundation welcomes adoption applications from couples and individuals of all religious and ethnic backgrounds, and all sexual orientations and gender expressions.
The Barker Adoption Foundation, with offices in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. is a nonprofit adoption agency. We support birth parents and their families, as well as adoptive parents and adoptees with lifelong adoption-related services.