Bonding time is important for all new families, but sometimes it is difficult to get that process started, especially when friends and family members are eager to meet your new addition.
More than 9 out of every 10 women who choose adoption for their babies request some degree of contact with the adoptive parents. Why? The benefits of open adoption for birth moms are numerous, but below we’ve listed some of the most notable reasons for a woman to feel more comfortable with an open adoption.
As the school year approaches yet again, teachers are preparing to welcome an ever-increasing diversity of students and families into their classrooms. The makeup of the American …
Building an open adoption relationship can seem intimidating. If this is how you’re currently feeling, it’s completely understandable. Please remember that American Adoptions will always be here to help you facilitate this relationship and set boundaries when needed.
“Why was I placed for adoption?”
First she was an adoptive mother through a closed adoption, then a birth grandmother in an open adoption. One woman tells her story of faith, fate, and of being on two sides of the adoption triad.
Sibling relationships play an important role in a child’s life. Adoption adds a different dynamic. These tips can help birth and adoptive parents talk with their child about biological siblings, half siblings, and siblings they aren’t genetically related to.
As school approaches, teachers may not consider the intricacies of having an adoptee as a student. Here are some important things to know.
Not sure what to do during your next open adoption visit? Check out these 5 fun kid-friendly ideas!