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Gifts that Give Back – Fair Trade, Made in the USA, Environmentally & Socially Conscious Gift Guide

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Are you looking for a couple gifts that give back and are socially conscious?  I have compiled a socially aware gift guide with just a couple options!  I hope that…

Show Hope : Meet Ryker this Orphan Sunday

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My friends over at Show Hope wanted to share about a little boy in their care on this Orphan Sunday. Please read about Ryker who needs a family of his…

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Start an Adoption Fund At Your Church

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Today we have a guest post from Lifesong for Orphans. Lifesong for Orphans offers many adoption resources and today they are going to help with tips on how to start…

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Education for Kids Around the World : Plant with Purpose

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This is a guest post from Plant with Purpose   The seasons are changing all too quickly. In July I was shocked to see stores discounting their summer wares and…


Show Hope : Waiting Child Spotlight

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The following post is a Waiting Child spotlight brought to you by my friends at Show Hope, a non profit adoption grant organization.  The child featured is waiting for a…

Summer Book Club : 7 and Interrupted

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We are in kind of the world’s best church small group.  Most groups from our church will meet together once a week and talk about the sermon and will typically…

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Adoption Fundraising Ideas

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How to Afford Adoption was nearly a year in the making so I decided I should probably break it up a bit!  In the first Affording Adoption Article I shared…


Fost Adopt : One family’s story

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May is Foster Care Awareness Month.  To celebrate I asked readers to share their Foster to adoption stories.  Our family is formed through adoption, but we only really have two…


“Adoption is Trendy” is not a thing.

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It’s always interesting to me the reaction our family gets over the years when strangers realize we are an adoptive family.   With one adopted from Russia through Inter Country…


Give a Book, Get a Book

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I am so in love with the Give A Book, Get a Book program recently launched by Disney Junior!  I learned all about Give a Book Get a Book at…

Disneynature’s BEARS : Donations made to National Parks Opening Week!

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Disneynature’s BEARS is a wonderful family friendly movie that is opening on April 18, 2014. Our entire family truly enjoyed this Rated G movie!  BEARS follows a family of bears…


Tips for Making a Meal for a New Family

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Over the years we have made quite a few dinners or lunches for new families!  When a mom comes home with a new baby or a family adopts a sibling…