Becoming Noah’s Parents

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“Noah is gregarious and full of joy,” said Michaela.  “He wakes up in the morning laughing and goes to bed laughing— and of course, peppers a LOT of laughing throughout the day. “One of his great gifts is his very high emotional intelligence,” said Dave. “He is able to connect with others in a way…

Meet Noah

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To Noah, The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center was his home for a period of time. We had birthday parties and holidays with Noah; and we were his family (in a way) before he met his mom and dad, Dave and Michaela Robbins. That’s why it was funny (but not surprising) to hear his…

New Counseling Services

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An interview with Erika Schmitt, Director of Adoption & Permanency Services Assisted Reproductive Technology Counseling: for those using assisted reproductive technology and considering use of donor embryo, sperm, and/or egg to help them conceive. Counseling for Donor Conceived Individuals: for individuals struggling with not knowing a piece of their genetic history, wondering if they should make…