5 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Their Adoption

If you ask our 3-year-old daughter whose belly she was in she’ll tell you. We’ve been open with her about adoption from the very beginning and that will never change. It’s a part of her, and her brother’s, story. It always will be. And, that’s OK! It’s awesome. We know the conversations will get harder as they get older but…

Encouraging Adoption Quotes

I love inspirational quotes!  There is something about finding a quote that really speaks to you that is so powerful!  I’ve gathered some of my absolute favorite adoption quotes and I thought you might enjoy reading them.  Let them inspire you as you embark (or continue) on your adoption journey! Favorite Adoption Quotes “I hold my daughter in my arms…

Dealing with Post Adoption Depression

Just like some new biological parents, adoptive parents may experience some “blues” or depression once a baby or child comes home. There are various reasons this can happen but it’s not something to be ashamed of or run away from. It is however important to recognize it, so you can be proactive in doing something about it. I remember when…

What if I don’t feel attached to my adopted child?

Attachment Issues I’m here today to talk about an issue many would rather avoid. It’s taboo to talk about in many ways. What if you dream about adopting and then after all the paperwork and waiting, it happens. You bring them home and you quickly realize… you don’t feel attached to your child? Worse yet, what if a year goes…

Adoption Is A Gift

This is a guest post by Benson Marshall. Have you ever received a gift you weren’t expecting? I mean something totally out of the blue? Now this is a blog all about adoption. Not exactly an unexpected event. So where am I going with this question? Let’s try a clarifying question. Have you ever received a gift you didn’t think…