A New Year's Baby: Our Adoption Story


Little did I know December 23rd 2015 (the day before my birthday) would be life changing. I was excited to be starting winter vacation (my husband and I are both teachers). We planned on relaxing, spending time with friends and family and maybe an adventure. An adventure is what we were headed for. On my drive home I received a call from the 817 number that I always dropped everything to answer. I pulled over to answer the phone and we receive the news that we had waited to hear for so long. An expectant mom had chosen us to raise her son. Tears of overpowering joy streamed down my face.

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What We're Reading: Parenting the Hurt Child:Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow


Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow

By: Gregory Keck and Regina Kupeck

When a child is adopted, they might have baggage from their past. How do you help? How do you make sure that they are comfortable with you? What is the best way to parent a child who is hurting? This book addresses those questions and many more from the perspective of a doctor and a social worker.

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5 Reasons To Attend Gladney Skittle 2016!


Gladney SkittleWhy should you attend Gladney's 34th Annual Gladney Skittle?

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China & Taiwan Adoption Program Newsletter -March 2016


Check out the March 2016 Newsletter for Gladney's China and Taiwan Adoption Programs. Read now!

China Adoption

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Infographic: Demystifying the Foster Care System


SocialWork@Simmons created an infographic illustrating the harsh realities of the foster care system in the U.S. According to the 2010 Census, 402,378 children are living in the foster care system whereas only 101,840 are actually available for adoption.  If you would like to find out more about adopting a child from the Texas, Oklahoma, or Arkansas foster care system, please check out Gladney's New Beginnings Adoption Program

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52nd Annual Blossoms


Gladney is hosting our 52nd annual Blossoms Luncheon, Fashion Show and Flower Market on Tuesday, April 19. This event has become a staple in the spring for Fort Worth and the fashion show is always a hit with the models being adoptive families. The children love to strut the runway and mirror the smiles they see reflecting from the crowd.  

Register today and join for a wonderful celebration of family! 

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What We're Reading: Adopted For Life


 Adopted for Life- Russell D. Moore

 Adoption in the Christian faith: obligation or requirement? This talks about the Christian responsibility of adoption and what we can do to help orphans and  children around the world. Moore adopted two boys from Russia and often speaks on the subject of adoption. 

 -Kati, Team Gladney

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
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