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12 Tips for Welcoming Home a Child

March 16, 2015

If you’re preparing to welcome your child home through adoption, there are some very practical things you can do to help smooth your child’s transition home. The following ideas may be a help to you in the period surrounding placement: 1. Find ways to help your child build connection with the new environment they will […]

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20+ Travel Tips for International Adoption

September 16, 2014

International travel of any kind can be difficult, especially when you’re traveling to a new country to meet your child for the first time! In an effort to help make your trip a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of tips from parents who’ve traveled this road before. Comment below with some of your own […]

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5 Steps to Adoption

September 11, 2014

For families who are just beginning the adoption process, the journey ahead can often feel daunting. While the miracle of adoption serves to restore the hope of a family to orphans around the world, the process can be full of waiting and uncertainty…not to mention a whole lot of paperwork! Although the adoption process can […]

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Sample Letter to Friends and Family

September 10, 2014

As families move toward placement in their adoption process, one area of concern is often how to preserve the process of attachment with their new child while also embracing the excitement of their family and friends. One idea that can be of great help in this area is to help those closest to you understand […]

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5 Ways to Prepare as You Await Placement

May 22, 2014

If you are waiting to welcome a child into your family through adoption, there are a number of things that you and your family can do to help prepare for the new chapter you are about to begin. 1. Culture Familiarize yourself with the culture of your child’s country of origin and find positive elements […]