Articles by: Megan Herriott

Why I Sponsor

The M&M’s Challenge

The M&M’s Challenge

How one spirited youth group in Florida raised the funds to sponsor a child.

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Directions

From the President

From the President

A message from Holt’s president and CEO.

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Adoption Prep

Hear From Families!

Hear From Families!

Some of your best adoption advice will likely come from Holt families like these who have been through it before!

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Adoption Prep

Your Top 5 Questions Answered

Your Top 5 Questions Answered

A Q&A with Holt Adoption Advisor Caitlin Howe.

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From the Family

Older Child Adoption Advice

Older Child Adoption Advice

Adding an older child to your family comes with a unique set of joys and challenges. But as experienced families and Holt’s adoption-competent counselor will tell you, expectations are everything. 

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Special Needs Adoption

Mindy and Alaina during their first week together in China.

The Best Thing They Have Ever Done

The Hostetter family opens their hearts to a little girl with Down syndrome.

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Special Needs Adoption

The Secret of Their Lives

The Secret of Their Lives

Most of the children here don’t know they are HIV+. It’s too risky. Their teachers don’t know. Their neighbors definitely don’t know because if they did, all 28 children would have to move again.

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Adoption Prep

Preparing To Be There

Preparing To Be There

Once your family is matched with a child, your social worker will walk you through the Child Prediction Path — a tool to help families anticipate and prepare for their child’s needs before he or she comes home.

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Adoption Prep

How to Build Loving Bonds Beginning Day 1

How to Build Loving Bonds Beginning Day 1

Tips from Liz Larson, an adoptive mom and counselor with a specialty in trauma. 

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