• Volunteers Impact on Culture Camps

    By Sam Bowen, Chinese Adult Adoptee For an internationally adopted child, creating a home that embraces culture is important. Although going out to eat at an authentic restaurant every now and then may help, adoptees  usually crave more culture than food. One way parents can help bring heritage into a child’s life is through Dillon […]

  • You are Invited: Live Panel Discussion Featuring Adoptees and Their Korean Birth Mothers

    Every adoption story is different, just as every birth search case is different.  The stories are filled with many mixed emotions such as grief, loss, individuality, curiosity and/or uncertainty.  For adoptive parents, the questions about your child’s birth family might revisit your mind often as you watch your child get older.  Does my child look […]

  • Advocate for Children who Wait

    Every child deserves a family. In the 1950’s and 60’s I spend my childhood living in the same complex with 80-100  boys who had been homeless.  This was soon after the Korean War which brought countless deaths, trauma and displacements to so many people.  While the orphanage my parents had won awards for excellence, my […]

  • Camps are Coming!

    As we move to the end of April, it sinks in that summer is just right around the corner!  Bins of children’s crafts are starting to be sorted and registration lists are starting to form.  It can be so easy to get caught up in all the logistics of making back to back summer events […]

  • FREE Online Adoption Book Club

    We are very excited that Dillon International will be offering an online book club for pre and post adoptive families. This club will be in an online format meeting once a month on the second Tuesday evening of each month, starting March 2018 to introduce the group format and give the first reading assignment. We […]

  • Parent Support and Solutions

    At first, the idea of participating in a therapeutic support group may sound intimidating, but many parents are surprised by the positive, helpful experience. When a family faces challenges, parents can be confused and feel alone. Adoptive parent groups fill the gaps for those looking for resources, support and a safe place to talk. Experiences […]