How to Adopt a Roma Child

As Americans, we may be less familiar with the historical discrimination against the Romani people. This may be because we do not have the same long-standing tension with the Romani people as is seen in many parts of Europe. Often Romani people are referred to as “gypsy,” though this term can be considered derogatory among …


Adoption Photo of the Week

Are you interested in adopting from Samoa? MLJ is opening 5 spots in our program! Interested, email If you would like to be featured in an upcoming Adoption Photo of the Week, please email Lauren.


MLJ Adoptions Welcomes New Director of Social Services

MLJ Adoptions is thrilled to announce the arrival of our new Director of Social Services, Karlene Edgemon! Karlene’s large and vibrant family instilled in her an enthusiasm for helping all families become successful and healthy. She attended the University of Tennessee where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, also studying Sociology and …