5 Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Mexican Heritage

Families adopting from Mexico have a unique opportunity to keep their children connected to the rich Latin culture of the country. For a variety of reasons, including proximity to the United States and a growing population of Mexican Americans, it is not a difficult task for adoptive families to integrate Mexican culture and traditions into …


Attorney Advocates for Adoption in United States and Mexico

It is with great pleasure we introduce to you MLJ Adoptions’ foreign supervised provider for our international adoption program in Mexico, Alan San Miguel, an attorney licensed in both Mexico and the United States. The first thing you notice upon meeting Alan, apart from his cordial demeanor, is the unique way he speaks: a mixture …


Photo of the Week

Not even 4 inches of snow could keep us from having a blast last weekend at our annual Africa Party! We were excited to see so many families. If you’re interested in having your child featured as our Adoption Photo of the Week, please email


MLJ Hosts Empowered to Connect Live Stream Event

On April 10th and 11th, in partnership with Empowered to Connect, MLJ Adoptions will be livecasting the Empowered to Connect conference occurring in San Antonio, Texas. Our livecast is open to everyone and will take place in Indianapolis, IN. Throughout the training, Dr. Purvis, together with Michael & Amy Monroe, will educate  adoptive and foster …


Meeting Your Adoptive Child for the First Time

Meeting your adoptive child for the first time might be a magical moment, but it also could be traumatic or disappointing for either or both you and your child. Adoptive parents look forward to this day with intense anticipation, but this anticipation may lead to unrealistic expectations. You are excited, nervous and scared. Remember, your …

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