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Adoption

Denver Open Adoption Expert Launches Podcast for Adoptive Parents

In time for National Adoption Awareness Month, Mile High Mama Lori Holden has unveiled a new podcast called Adoption: The Long View. Sponsored by Adopting.com, Lori’s podcast helps adopting and adoptive parents understand that filling the crib is just the beginning of the journey, not the end.   “It’s like the wedding versus the marriage,” Lori says […]

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Child Trafficking: Kids for Sale

CNN investigation has uncovered that mothers think they’re temporarily giving up their children to be educated but instead, they are sold to adoptive families who think they’re taking in an orphan in need. CNN’s Randi Kaye reports. 

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My Son Speaks Adoption Language at School

“Your mom doesn’t look like you at ALL,” said the second-grader to my son. From my perch on a chair much too small for my bottom, I looked at the girl’s desk to find out her name, written in teacher-tidy print. Joy. “That’s ’cause she aDOPTED me,” Reed told his classmate across the table. And […]

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A Taste of Colorado Contest: Win 1 of 10 $50 gift cards!

Denver’s Labor Day Weekend mainstay is back! A Taste of Colorado is Friday, September 2 through Monday, September 5 and we’re giving away 10 $50 gift certificates. And, as always, this food, music, arts & crafts, and entertainment festival in downtown’s Civic Center Park is free admission. So, what family-friendly offerings will you find this […]

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Adoptive Families: Have You Signed Up For Adoption Camp Yet?

We in Colorado are fortunate to have a variety of adoption camps held right here each summer. Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families has been forging connections within and among adoptive families for 25 years. Which camp is just right for you? African Carribbean, June 9-12 Cambodian, July 14-17 Central Asian, July 21-24 Chinese, Sept 2-5 […]

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Mile High Mamas Author Dishes on Adoption

In celebration of  the third anniversary of the release of her highly acclaimed book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption, we are pleased to present this interview with Mile High Mamas columnist Lori Holden. Lori grew up in Denver and remembers the Broncos’ very first Superbowl appearance (make those miracles happen, baby!). She blogs at […]

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