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.
Modern video games continue to simulate real‐life experiences every year. But what about going so far as recreating an adoption? While there are only a few options, find out what the best games with adoption elements are here and what to keep an eye out for if you’re looking for a realistic experience.
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.