Adoption: Worth the Struggle?

Adoption: Worth the Struggle?

Many couples without biological children have chosen adoption as a way to build their families.  We had the pleasure of walking with Ty and Rachel through the arduous journey of adopting internationally. Their oldest daughter and middle son had their beginnings in one...
Reinforcing Attachment with Stories

Reinforcing Attachment with Stories

Adoptive parents are always looking for help in finding ways to secure their child’s bond with them and books are a wonderful tool.  Sitting on a parent’s lap or snuggled up on the couch, sharing a story can be a great conversation starter or assist in...

A Commitment to Claim

by Cathy Carlson   A definition of claiming by Jojo, our 14 year old daughter (adopted 2 years ago from a disruption): “When a parent says in their heart that this kid is MINE no matter what, it makes the ground stop shaking under the kids’ feet so...