MLJ Adoptions is Hiring!

MLJ Adoptions is seeking a stellar candidate for a newly-created part-time Administrative Assistant position. The ideal candidate for this position has at least three years of administrative experience including answering and transferring phone calls, managing calendars, making travel arrangements and is highly proficient with Microsoft Office, including Outlook and Word, and preferably Excel. The candidate …


Affording Adoption When You are Single

Adopting as a single parent is quite possible and easier than you may think. According to research conducted in 2000, 33% of children adopted from Foster Care were by a single parent. So, it is not surprising that many singles will investigate the possibility of international adoption as well. Across the US, the number of …


FAQs for Single Women Adopting Internationally

There are options for single women interested in adopting a child internationally. MLJ Adoptions has assisted many single parents on their adoption journey and we look forward to not only continuing to do so, but also continuing to find new and meaningful ways to provide additional support for these families. The single parents who have …


Photo of the Week

We are excited that this week had a family receive a referral for a sweet little girl from Bulgaria! Join us to celebrate adoption from Bulgaria on May 16th for our May Day Celebration! If you would like your child to be featured as our photo of the week, please email


8 Tips for Parenting a Parentified Child

When adopting multiple children in a sibling group, often the oldest child—usually a female—appears to have assumed the role as the caregiver for the other children, especially if they have previously been placed together in an orphanage or foster home. Perhaps you have heard the term “parentification.” This occurs when a child is forced, either …

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