The Importance of Holiday Stories

The Importance of Holiday Stories

For many of us, Christmas is a special time of year when we get to spend time with loved ones and give back to our neighbors, family, and communities. For our young ones, it is quickly become all about presents. Especially when you consider how many toy commercials...
How Cooking Helps Parents & Kids Bond

How Cooking Helps Parents & Kids Bond

With Halloween in the rearview holiday mirror, we are all turning our focus to the next big holiday – Thanksgiving! And what a wonderful holiday it is. With a focus on spending quality time with family, preparing and eating delicious food, and relaxing afterwards with...
Fun Halloween Costumes

Fun Halloween Costumes

Here comes Halloween! Have you seen the orange and black displays all over the grocery stores yet? And the long aisles of candy stacked next to pumpkin buckets? Fall is ushering in the familiar and fun spectacle of trick-or-treating, along with crisper days and lots...

The Best Christmas Picture Books

There are so many incredible Christmas books for children of all ages that we could never talk about them all! But here are a few of our favorite picture books for younger children. Fill your mug with hot cocoa, find a spot in front of the fireplace, and settle down...

Traveling with Toddlers

The holidays are sneaking up on us quickly. For parents of toddlers, this time of year can be terrifying for one major reason: Traveling. With Kids. Especially in the era of overcrowded flights and delays, the task of keeping a toddler (or two!) entertained can be...

15 Great Quotes about Fathers

Here at Adoption & Beyond, we care about fathers as much as we care about mothers. With Father’s Day on Sunday, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every birth father and adoptive father who has worked with us in the past. You’ve truly made...