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1520 York Avenue

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Phone: (212) 861-7732

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Empower Your Child to be Proud of Being Adopted

SHARED by: Becky Fawcett, Co-Founder of

When I became a mother through adoption, I promised myself that my children would be raised knowing that they were adopted. It would always be discussed in an open, honest and loving manner inside and outside of our home. Because it’s not a secret. It’s how our family was […]

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So You Want to Adopt…Now What?

SHARED By: Becky Fawcett, Co-Founder and Executive Director of

You have decided that adoption is how you are going to build your family. Congratulations! Now what?

There are books. There are websites. There is more information out there than you can read in a lifetime on this subject. But who can you trust? What […]

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Taking the Adoption Conversation into the Classroom

SHARED by: Becky Fawcett, Co-Founder, Executive Director of

My daughter is almost 3-years-old and since we are talking about adoption at home, I think it is important to also talk about it at school. But talking to your preschool teacher and talking to toddlers are two different things. Do 3-year-olds really understand?

Perhaps […]

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Navigating Preschool as an Adoptive Parent

Becky Fawcett, co-founder of shares her experience as an adoptive parenting entering a new preschool.

Q: As school starts I am wondering: Should I tell my child’s teacher or school that they are adopted?

A: In my opinion, absolutely yes.

{For those of you who don’t know me, I am an adoptive mother of […]

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