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COFAF Winter/Spring Discussion Group Series

Coalition of Adoptive Families (COFAF) is hosting the Winter/Spring Discussion Group Series "Creating Family Through Adoption". The first Discussion Group is tomorrow, Thursday (1/19/17). See below for details!

The Brady Bunch We're Not: Blending Family When Adopting a Traumatized Child.

When adopting a child that has been traumatized, there is often little discussion about the impact on the family-- in particularly the other kids. Hope you can join us Thursday when we explore this topic. The discussion group handout is enclosed with this email so you can see what we plan to cover.

Date: 1/19/17
Time: 7:00 - 9:00p.m.
Where: 1550 Old Henderson Rd. Suite N162, Columbus OH, 43220

Check out COFAF's Event Calendar for the Group Series schedule!

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Ohio Birthparent Group December Adult Adoptee Group - Columbus

Join Central Ohio adult adoptees for this private support and discussion group- for adult adoptees only (18+).
December 20th @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Gahanna Public Library
310 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230 
For questions and to RSVP, contact Sheree Gordon here.
Find out more about this event and other adoption support groups in your area on the Ohio Birthparent Group website

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Basic Care and Styling of Black Girls' Hair

Many adoptive parents of Black girls struggle with caring for their daughters’ hair. This challenge can impact a parent’s sense of confidence, as well as their daughter’s self-esteem. That’s why we’ve turned to the experts for help! 

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Adoption Circle Family Shares their Adoption Story with Local Community

Meet Rick, Tom, and their two beautiful daughters! These  dads share their story of adoption, and the different steps  they took when adopting their girls. 

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RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association to offer a local, peer led support group!

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is pleased to announce a NEW GENERAL ADOPTION SUPPORT GROUP in AKRON/CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO! 

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Adoption Circle's 2016 Picnic

Adoption Circle's 2016 Picnic included a “Renaissance” theme where Enactors came and gave demonstrations and set up projects.  All of our adoptive families and the children we have placed over 30 years are invited to our annual picnic.

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Five Tips for Creating Honest Conversations about Adoption

Earlier this month I introduced the topic of talking about adoption with your child. We discussed values in that first entry and I said we would spend the next few weeks going over the essential ideals of Honesty, Acceptance and…

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Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast

Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope, hosts the Empowered To Connect Simulcast — a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, churches, and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be.

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