Forging A Bond With Your Newly Adopted Child

Forging A Bond With Your Newly Adopted Child

You’ve finally done it. You’ve overcome every obstacle along the way on your path to adopting a child and now you’re welcoming them into your home with open arms. While you may have gotten this far, the journey is only just beginning. As a parent, it can...
How to Support your Foster Child Through the Holidays

How to Support your Foster Child Through the Holidays

You can easily overlook why a foster child will have a tough time during the festive season. If the child is in a safe and supportive place, that’s good. All foster children come from different backgrounds, which means they would celebrate the holiday season...
What to Know About International Adoption

What to Know About International Adoption

The desire to give a child the best home possible often leads to some big adventures. International adoptions allow you to add a new member to your family that you might have never met otherwise. With so many children around the world who need a loving home, you can...
Adoptive Parents: Add ‘American Baby’ to Your Reading List

Adoptive Parents: Add ‘American Baby’ to Your Reading List

Adoptive parents and children may wonder about the real history of adoption. Closed adoptions were the norm until about the mid-1970s. Before then, teenage and unmarried pregnant women were usually scandalized, sent to homes for unwed pregnant girls and women or to...
Dealing With Rejection as an Adoptive Parent

Dealing With Rejection as an Adoptive Parent

Kids need parents, but sometimes they don’t get to be raised by their biological parents. The world needs other adults to step in and take care of children with nowhere else to go, whether it’s fostering for a while or adopting them forever. Children in...