Blog

15
Jan

Consider Adopting from Peru!

Considering an international adoption from Latin America? Take a look at adopting from Peru! MLJ recently became an approved agency in Peru and we are excited to begin the adoption journey with families interested in adoption of older children (6 and older), sibling groups of all ages and children with additional medical needs. Medical needs ...
10
Jan

A Look Back: Haiti’s 2010 Earthquake

It’s hard to believe that it has been seven-plus years since Haiti’s devastating earthquake. But it has; on January 12, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck 25 kilometers outside of Haiti’s capital city of Port Au Prince. An estimated 100,000 people died, and 3,000,000 more were affected. Haiti was already the ...
29
Dec

Photo of the Week

                    Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring for our clients and their families! If you would like your child to be featured as our Photo of the Week, email info@mljadoptions.com.
27
Dec

Celebrating 2017! – An MLJ Adoptions Update

This year has been a whirlwind for MLJ Adoptions! It’s both a privilege and a responsibility to be able to advocate for our world’s most vulnerable children. Each and every day our team is thankful we are invited to play a role in caring for unparented children in Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, ...
22
Dec

Photo of the Week

                                We wish you the happiest of holidays! Enjoy your favorite holiday traditions, and spend some time with the people you love the most! If you would like your child to be featured as our Photo of the Week, email ...
20
Dec

Adopting from Ukraine – A 2017 Update!

This past year started with another round of Ukraine Winter Hosting! MLJ Adoptions loved having the opportunity to introduce children who have been orphaned in Ukraine to families in the United States for several weeks during the winter and summer. Several families decided to move forward with adopting from Ukraine after participating in hosting! In ...
18
Dec

Post Adoption Services are for Everyone

Let’s face it, the adoption journey can be hard! Really hard. It can be stressful, confusing, frustrating, and expensive. During this process, you have family and friends rallying around you, other adoptive parents encouraging you, and your adoption agency staff supporting you. Their help and guidance make the difference. Then, your precious child comes home. ...
15
Dec

Photo of the Week

                        They call it “the most wonderful time of the year” for a reason! Get out there and enjoy it! If you would like your child to be featured as our Photo of the Week, email info@mljadoptions.com.  
11
Dec

Adoption from Burkina Faso- A 2017 Spotlight!

When we started working in Burkina Faso in 2014, we never could have predicted the success we would witness three years later! Thus far in our program, we’ve seen six children, ages one to fourteen years old, matched with their forever families. This year, MLJ Adoptions received four referrals for single children ranging in age ...
8
Dec

Photo of the Week

                                We hope your weekend is filled with your favorite holiday preparations! If you would like your child to be featured as our Photo of the Week, email info@mljadoptions.com.
6
Dec

Adopting from Bulgaria- A 2017 Spotlight!

What a joy to see our Bulgaria program continue to thrive! This year, 19 children from Bulgaria were matched with MLJ families! The children ranged in age from one-year-old twin sisters to a fifteen-year-old boy. This year, MLJ Adoptions received nine referrals for single children, all three years old and under! We had two families ...
4
Dec

Self-Soothing Behaviors

In orphanages or foster care, many children learn self-soothing behaviors such as rocking, head banging, or sucking their thumbs to comfort themselves. These behaviors are learned due to neglect, limited social interaction, and a lack of loving caregivers who consistently meet their needs. When raised in these environments, children learn how to take care of ...
27
Nov

Photo of the Week

                      We hope your family is enjoying a fun and relaxing Thanksgiving break! This year, and every year, we’re so thankful for all of you! If you would like your child to be featured as our Photo of the Week, email info@mljadoptions.com.
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