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February 17, 2022

America’s Forgotten Mother

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

TRIGGER WARNING: discussions of infant loss, maternal mortality, and family separation She’s been on my heart, lately: the Black enslaved mother in our nation’s history. I can picture her, feel her loss and terror. And yet, her experiences are unimaginable compared to mine, I think, as I rock my baby girl in the wee hours […]

November 5, 2021

National Adoption Awareness Month 2021

by Jennie Risley

Hello! We are AdoptionWorks, a small child-placing agency in Dallas, Texas. We offer a full range of pre-adoptive and post-adoptive services to the entire adoption triad. With over 50 years of experience, we feel confident that we have a lot to bring to the table. However, with longevity in this work, comes accountability to continue […]

September 13, 2021

4 Children’s Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Jennie Risley

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President […]