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Blog 2017-06-12T17:49:41+00:00

Understanding Birth Parents

For those couples just beginning their journey to parenthood, the thought of meeting and getting to know a birth parent can be daunting. Although we at AAI work tirelessly to help our waiting families understand the complexities and the wide range of emotions when connecting to birth parents, many feel challenged at the thought of having some sort of relationship with a birth family. The [...]

Register Now for AAI’s Annual 5K Run/Walk

ADOPTION. This word brings up powerful emotions, doesn’t it? If you or someone you know has been touched by adoption, I imagine that you can easily understand what a life-changing blessing adoption is in the lives of families and children. BE A HERO. Join us for the 7th annual TOUCHED BY ADOPTION 5K RUN/WALK on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Bogue Flats Recreation Area [...]

Thank You for a Wonderful Evening!

A big thank you to all who attended our East Side Gala on Saturday! It was a wonderful evening filled with great food, a fun silent auction, and very talented musicians. We sincerely thank our sponsors and donors for making it possible!

BLOGTALK RADIO (Audio/Transcript): Adoption Parent Support and Connections w/ Kim Scholten

Air Date: 7.17.2015 If you would like to listen to the audio file, click here. Connie Going: Hi, my name is Connie Going, and welcome to Adoption Focus. Adoption Focus is a radio blog talk show sponsored by Adoption Associates of Michigan. Adoption Associates is a amazing adoption agency that has existed since 1990, and they have done over 5000 placements, both through international and [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Audio/Transcript): A Birth Mothers’ Journey, Choices and Healing

Air Date: 9.25.2015 To listen to the audio file click here. Connie Going: Hi. This is Connie [Going 00:00:36]. Welcome to Adoption Focus. This is a radio blog talk show that is sponsored by Adoption Associates. They are an amazing adoption agency in Michigan and they have offices in Jenison, Farmington Hill, Lansing, and northeastern Michigan. They have been in service since 1990 and they [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Audio/Transcript): Birth Mom’s – Helping Them Find Their Way…A Conversation With Kim Noeth

Air Date: 10.2.2015 To listen to the audio file click here. Speaker 1: Love Talk Radio. Connie Going: Hi, and welcome to Adoption Focus. My name is Connie Going, and I'm an adoptive mother, and an adoptive consultant to Adoption Associates. Adoption Associates is an amazing adoption agency located in Michigan. They have offices in Jenison, Farmington Hills, Lansing, and northeastern Michigan. They have been [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Audio/Transcript): Ensuring Choices w/Colleen Geisel – Alpha Woman’s Center

Air Date: 10.16.2015 To listen to the audio file click here. Speaker 2: Blog Talk Radio. Connie Going: Hi. My name is Connie Going, and I am a consultant in adoption for Adoption Associates of Michigan. Adoption Associates of Michigan is a amazing, amazing adoption agency. They are located through the whole state of Michigan. They cover Lansing, Jenison, Farmington Hill. Anywhere in Michigan, you [...]