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Start the School Year Off Right with the Consortium

Aug 18, 2021
Start the school year off right with the Vermont Adoption and Guardianship Consortium! "Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood."- Ralph Waldo Emerson In the August Newsletter…

Prepare for School with Adoption & Guardianship Consortium

Jul 30, 2021
Prepare for school with the Vermont Adoption and Guardianship Consortium! "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less." -…

Adoptive and Guardianship Families Welcoming in Summer

Jun 17, 2021
The Consortium is Celebrating Reunification Month! "It's not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change." - Miles Davis In the June Newsletter…

Adoptive Families Building Resilience Inside and Out

May 21, 2021
The Consortium is celebrating National Foster Care Month - May! Spring is here, summer is around the corner, and Vermont is bursting with chances for adoptive families to build their resilience through…

Wecome Spring with the Consortium Newsletter

Apr 20, 2021
Welcoming Spring with the Consortium's April Message! Inside you will find: more ways to support your child's resilience Ideas for playing in mud a book review and a television show review and lots…

Resilient Adoptive/Guardianship Families - the March Newsletter has arrived

Mar 18, 2021
It's hard to imagine it's been a year now since the schools closed down and we moved to remote learning, and many of us also moved to remote working. We've learned a lot over these 12 months, demonstrated…

Celebrate Love and Black History Month!

Feb 12, 2021
February is the month when we celebrate Love and Black History Month! This month's message from the Consortium includes: Appreciation hearts set a positive tone Resources to help you explore black…

Get 2021 off to a strong start

Jan 15, 2021
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering 'it will be happier'...." Alfred, Lord Tennyson In this issue the Consortium encourages you to think about setting intentions rather than…

Happy Holidays!

Dec 22, 2020
The holiday season presents multiple challenges to any family, especially now, and when you layer on being an adoptive or guardianship family it can be even tougher. Make sure you schedule some time for…

Pivoting towards gratitude

Nov 30, 2020
November is National Adoption month and in this month's message you will find photos from families celebrating their adoption - the pandemic couldn't stop them from adopting the children they love! Also…
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