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Oct

Changes in International Adoption from Nicaragua

Families considering adoption from Nicaragua should be open t...</div>
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23
Aug

Three Reasons to Use MLJ Adoptions to Adopt from Ukraine

Adopt from Ukraine! | MLJ Adoptions is a Hague Accredited adoption agenc...</div>
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9
Aug

Families Needed for Older Children and Children with Additional Needs from Nicaragua

We currently have two families i...
31
Jul

Summer Activities for Kids Promoting Cultural Awareness

Through my wor...
10
Jul

Reviews of MLJ Adoptions: 2017

Agency reviews help families learn about which agency could be a good fit ...</div>
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21
Jun

Affording Adoption Ideas!

At first, the cost of ad...

22
May

Hosting Program Gives Older Children Opportunities!

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17
May

Why Your Agency Harps on Post-Adoption Reporting Requirements

IMG_1057Post-adoption reporting requirements can be frustrating for...
20
Mar

What Are Eligibility Requirements in International Adoption?

familyWhen researching international adoption and deciding on a speci...
6
Oct

Important Potential Changes to International Adoption – What You Can Do!

Yesterday, we shared some information on the new pro...
5
Oct

Important Potential Changes to International Adoption! (Part One)

Defend international adoption! Raise your voice on behalf of families, children and agencies who will ...</div>
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7
Sep

MLJ’s Founder Advocates for Indiana Children

MLJ 3Our Founder, Michele L. Jackson, is a proud member of the Indiana Bi...
31
Aug

Communication and Your Adoption Agency

Nicole conferenceCommunication is one of the most important ...
23
Aug

Five Reasons to Attend MLJ Adoptions’ Picnic in 2016

14Our annual picnic is my absolute favorite event that we have at MLJ. Our t...
23
Jun

Proposed Fee Increases for USCIS

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed a fee increase for some of their services, including those that will affect adoptive families. USCIS has announced these fees in the Federal Regi...
8
Jun

Celebrating Eight Years of International Adoption at MLJ!

8 year mapThis year MLJ Adoptions celebrates eight years ...
4
May

4 Reasons to Participate in an Orphan Hosting Program this Summer

ukraine summer hostingMLJ Adoptions w...
27
Apr

Meeting Your Host Child for the First Time

Each child is different and will experience stress differently depending on the circumstances and even depending on the day. For a child participating in the hosting program, meeting their host family for the first ti...
20
Apr

Meeting Your Adoptive Child for the First Time

meeting your adoptive childMeeting your adoptive child for the first ...
18
Apr

Another Year of International Adoptions Declining Despite Children in Needs of Families Rising

IMG_5971The U.S. State Department has released the FY 2015 numbers o...
6
Apr

Six Things to Bring When You Meet Your Host Child

Meeting your Ukrainian host child for the very first time can be a nerve-racking experience for both the host family and the host child. Host families will want to keep their expectations of this initial meeting low. ...
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