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The “Let Grow” Project

I came across an interesting article on NPR this morning that I wanted to share called “To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying to ‘Let Grow’” In today’s society, the lives of children are often planned down to the minute. They go to school, they go to an afterschool activity, they come home and […]

The Home Study

I wanted to write a blog post about the Home Study portion of the adoption process because it is one of the most integral parts of the adoption process. State and private adoption agencies want to be assured that the child will be placed into a safe, healthy and nurturing family home. Social workers or […]

The Benefits of an Open Adoption

More and more often these days, couples and birth parents are opting for an “open” adoption (as opposed to the traditional “closed” one). In a closed adoption, the birth parents have no contact with the child after they are born. They leave the hospital with their adoptive parents and go on to live their lives. […]

Preparing Your Family for Adoption: What Your Children Should Know

For many families, adoption means welcoming a new child into your home. However, the process can be different for different families. This blog post addresses families with children that are inviting a new brother or sister into their home.  You’re probably wondering how best to prepare your children for their new sibling. Here are a […]

Good News for First-Time Moms

Good News for First-Time Moms-Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Choosing to induce labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, study finds The new research contradicts a long-held belief that inductions lead to more complications, including more cesareans. by Elizabeth Chuck / Aug.08.2018 / 5:16 PM EST NBC News The findings from a new study […]