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Happy First Birthday, Devin!


Happy Birthday to Devin, who turned the big 1 on January 31st! Devin’s adoption was finalized on September 6, 2017. Her parents, Erin and Tim, were kind enough to share some new photos of her enjoying her birthday and doing

Happy First Birthday, Branson!


It’s hard to believe that a whole year has already gone by since Branson was born and placed with his forever family: his mom Jen, his dad Brian and his sister, Zoe. Branson’s adoption was finalized in August of 2017

Too Cute Tuesday: Welcome Baby Matthew!


It was a Christmas miracle when baby Matthew was born and placed with his adoptive parents, Bethany and Jeff, a few days before Christmas. Matthew came into this world on December 18, 2017, to a birth mother who wasn’t expecting

Too Cute Tuesday: Welcome Baby Clark!


Welcome to the world, Clark! Katie and Jake met their son 2 weeks after his birth at an AOW bridge care provider’s home, where Clark had been staying since his discharge from the hospital. Clark’s birth mother wanted to choose

Welcome Home Baby Carter!


We featured a couple sweet photos of baby Carter last month on our Facebook page when he had just arrived, and now we are catching up with welcoming him into the world! Carter was born on December 22, 2017, about

Tenley’s Vacation to Disney


Tenley was a very lucky toddler when she and her family traveled to Disney for a vacation this past December. She went with her parents, Cassandra and Kyle, and her older brother, Gavin. The family of four visited Disney, LegoLand

Happy Adoption Day, Kai!


Happy Adoption Day, Kai! Andy and Sarah celebrated the finalization of their son’s adoption on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Kai was born on July 19, 2017 and has been in the care of Sarah and Andy since his discharge from

Happy Adoption Day, Harlow!


Happy Adoption Day, Harlow! Congratulations to Haley and Noah, who finalized the adoption of their daughter, Harlow, last Thursday, December 21st. Harlow was born on September 10, 2017, and has been loved and cherished in the care of her parents

Then and Now: Addison and Ashlyn

Adoption is a very central part of many families lives, and children who have been adopted often have questions about themselves. Curiosity and wonder are common feelings, along with uncertainty and confusion. Adoption professionals have come to many conclusions about

Happy Adoption Day, Ben!

Happy Adoption Day, Ben! His parents, Heather and Steve, alongside the judge, smiled happily as they celebrated his official adoption finalization on December 12, 2017. Benjamin was born on June 7, 2017 in Madison. His birth mother knew that she

Happy Adoption Day, Zoe!


A warm congratulations to Zoe and her family, who celebrated her adoption finalization on this past Monday, December 4th! Zoe was surrounded by with love from her extended family and friends who came to support her adoption finalization. Zoe was

Happy Adoption Day, Baby S!


Congratulations, Baby S! Baby S celebrated her adoption finalization on Wednesday, December 6th with her moms and the presiding judge. Baby S was born on May 19, 2017, and was placed with her moms and big brother a month later.

Too Cute Tuesday: Baby O’s Birthday


Happy 1st Birthday to Baby O! Today we are celebrating Tuesday’s cutest baby and reflecting on the first year of her life with her forever family. Baby O was born on November 15, 2016, and she celebrated her first birthday

Too Cute Tuesday: Emmons


Happy Too Cute Tuesday! Emmons is already almost a 2-year-old and it seems as though time goes faster with each passing year. Emmons was born on December 1, 2015, and his adoption was finalized on June 7, 2016. He is

Too Cute Tuesday: Welcome Baby Harlow


Haley and Noah brought home their newest family member on the last day of September. They had been waiting for the perfect match and after meeting with their daughter’s birth parents, they knew that the situation was the right one

Too Cute Tuesday: Sweet Ella


Sweet baby Ella is already 5 months old! Today’s Too Cute Tuesday feature is Ella. She was previously celebrated on our website and Facebook for her Adoption Day! Ella’s birth situation was unique, as it was an interstate-independent adoption. Her

Too Cute Tuesday: Neiko


Happy Too Cute Tuesday! Today we are featuring the almost one-year-old, Nicholas, who is a couple short weeks away from his first birthday! Affectionately nicknamed “Neiko” by his family, he is a preciously handsome 11-month-old baby who has had many

Too Cute Tuesday: Four-Month-Old Ben


It has been too long since we featured the perfect, adorable baby Ben on our AOW Blog and Family Gallery. Ben is now four-months-old and is loving all the camera time his mom and dad give him! The above photo

Too Cute Tuesday: Baby S


On October’s first Too Cute Tuesday, we happily introduce Baby S! This remarkably adorable infant was born on May 19, 2017, and she just celebrated her four-month-old birthday in September. Baby S has had many experiences early in her life.

Too Cute Tuesday: Kai at Two Months


It’s hardly a surprise that sweet baby Kai has only gotten ten times cuter over the past two months of his life. His parents are deeply in love and continue to nurture his development month to month and advocate for

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