Photo of the Week

It’s October, which means that fall is upon us. How is your family celebrating the new season? If you would like your child to be featured as the photo of the week, please email


MLJ Adoptions to Offer Ukraine Hosting Program

Could hosting an orphan from Ukraine in your home over the winter holidays be right for your family? MLJ Adoptions is organizing a Ukraine hosting program during the winter break and is currently seeking 8-10 host families who may be interested in participating. The dates haven’t been finalized but typically the children will come for a …


2015: A Year of Growth for our Bulgaria Program!

We are nearly three quarters of the way through 2015. Where does the time go? But for families waiting on referrals or waiting for their adoptive child to join their family, the time just creeps by. Our staff has been looking back on all that has happened in the past nine months in our Bulgaria …


What is an Apostille?

If you are pursuing an international adoption for a Hague Convention country, you have no doubt heard the word “apostille”. An apostille is simply a form of authentication applied to documents for use overseas by the competent authority in the state where it was issued, usually your Secretary of State’s office. It is required for …