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Birth Mother Stories: Deja’s story

Deja's Story

Birth Mother Stories: Deja’s Story My name is Deja. I am 21 years old and I was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. I placed my son Elijah up for adoption in October of 2016 and it was one of

Adoptive grandma’s story

My daughter has been blogging. By reading her blogs, I am learning more about her and what she’s been thinking and feeling over the past few years. It’s not that we don’t communicate well with each other. It’s not that

Nick, Ben, Sawyer and Harrison

As soon as our first child, Sawyer, was walking we knew we wanted to add to our family through adoption again. Sawyer had brought so much to our lives and we wanted to experience that again. We also wanted Sawyer

Gretchen, Corey & Brynn

Emmons’s Celebrates the 4th of July! #aowsummerfun #aowfamilies

Emmons celebrates the 4th of July with his first ever bites of watermelon. Happy first 4th of July Emmons! You are getting so big!

My Adoption Advisor

My Adoption Advisor is a leading provider of eLearning adoption courses that are economical and effective. The adoption training programs are skill-based sessions. You will come away with actionable skills to improve your chances for a faster and safer adoption with

FAQ’s about AOW’s Agency Outreach Program

What is the agency outreach program process? What is an open adoption? How do I match with expectant birth parents? What happens at the hospital? What happens after the baby is born? What court hearings do I need to attend?

Making an Adoption Plan: A Birth Grandmother’s Experience

Adoption is bittersweet. There is great loss but also great joy. I have experienced the miracle of adoption twice in my life. The first time when we adopted my daughter over eighteen years ago and the second time when my

Peder, Kirsten & Owen

Happy Adoption Day Owen!

Jennifer, Patrick, Presley & Addie-Part One

Our Happily Ever Alter • Part One How does the story go?  First comes love then comes marriage, then comes a baby in the baby carriage. For us life had a little  different plan. We are Jennifer, Patrick, Presley and

Megan, Greg, Michael, Jaimeson & Gabriel

Our family- Megan, Greg, big brother Michael (7.5 at time of adoption- now 11!) our adoption blessing Jaimeson ( right side of photo -now 3.5yrs) and their little brother Gabriel (left side of photo -ivf blessing, now almost three). We

Melissa, Trevor & Nico

Happy Adoption Day Nico!


Hi there! My name is Lisa and I am very excited for the opportunity to open my heart and my home to a child.  I come from a large and close family, starting with my 4 siblings, niece, and nephews. I’ve

Dustin, Rikhil & Leila

Happy Adoption Day Leila!

Jennifer, Patrick, Preston & Addison

Happy Adoption Day Addison!

Jeff, Bethany & Marcus

Happy Adoption Day Marcus!

Winter 2014

Hello AOW Families- Welcome to our Winter Newsletter.  We are trying a new format for updating you on all that is happening at AOW…and there has been A LOT happening.  AOW has seen a significant upswing in the number of

Deanna, Dave & Ian

Happy Adoption Day Ian!

Darren and Lisa

We are Darren and Lisa. Thank you so much for taking the time to learn about us. We’d like to have the opportunity to share with you who we are and what’s important for us. While we have been living active

Profile Resources

Our Chosen Child, LLC was founded six years ago to assist hopeful adoptive parents in the process of creating outreach materials including profiles, websites and pass-out cards. Currently Our Chosen Child is staffed by three extraordinary talented graphic designers and

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