Author Archives: Brandyn Sparks

A Letter from a Birthmother to her Birthson

How do you ever start a letter like this? Hello, hi, dear, to? I chose to start mine with, how amazing are your moms? I can still remember the day I met your moms, simple pure honest and genuine love, that’s what they brought into the room. I was the one who was honored to […]

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Adoptee Workshops

W.I.S.E Up workshops give children in grades 1 -5 and their parents the techniques to handle comments and questions about adoption.  This program gives children the power to choose how to talk about adoption with others.  During these workshops, parents and children will work in two separate groups and then come together at the end […]

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Birthmother Group

Adoption Options is pleased to offer a birthmother group. This group will offer birthmothers a place to come and meet other birthmothers; provide one another with peer counselling, support, encouragement and friendship.  All meetings will be held at Adoption Options, 1313 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.   The next meeting will be on Sunday May 28th, 2017 […]

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Circle of Security

Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children […]

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Conceiving Dreams


Registration is now open for the 16th annual Conceiving Dreams Dinner and Trivia Night sponsored by Wellington-Altus Private Wealth!  This event celebrates adoption and Adoption Awareness Month on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the Canad Inns Polo Park. Register now!   On the first Saturday of November, Adoption Options hosts our annual Conceiving Dreams Dinner […]

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