When birth and adoptive parents communicate through open adoption, it can be a great benefit for their lifelong relationship and emotional well-being. Open adoption is also important for adoptees — knowing their biological parents and maybe even biological siblings. Most kids are happier …
If you’re an adoptee, you’ve heard it. If you’re not an adoptee, you’ve probably said it yourself, but in the future? Refrain. Here are 15 things that adoptees are sick of hearing, and that you probably shouldn’t say.
How can you bring up questions from your child about their birth father? These conversations with birth mothers can be tricky, so follow these five tips to be sensitive and respectful.
Siblings are best friends one second and mortal enemies the next. When you’re a parent, it can be a challenge to encourage healthy relationships. There are additional nuances when one child came home through adoption.
Not all pediatricians are experienced with adoptees and adoption. So, how should you talk about this important subject with your child’s doctor? We’ve offered some helpful hints and suggestions in this guide.
Birth and adoptive families who share open adoptions often like to get together around the holidays, like any family. Here are 4 fun activities, even if the weather is cold!
Gift ideas for adoptive parents to birth parents, birth parents to adoptive parents, birth parents to adoptees, adoptees to birth parents, general tips about adoption gift-giving, and more! We’ve got it covered.
During the holiday season, a lot of birth and adoptive families who share open adoptions have their own traditions, like any family. Need some tips to help navigate your open adoption during the holidays? Here are our suggestions.
The Atlantic reports on a new study from the Journal of Family Issues that looks at the effect that learning about their own adoption has on adoptees.
Birth parents and adoptive parents have fears about open adoption. Most of the time, these fears come from believing myths about what open adoption is really like. Here are some of the most common concerns, and how to conquer them.