Kids Activities in Kansas City: Winter Edition

Come rain, snow, or shine, parents still have to figure out what to do with their children on the weekends during the winter. And if kids stay in the house too long, they’re sure to get stir-crazy. Here’s our quick guide to activities for kids in Kansas...

How to Fund an Adoption

Affording an adoption can be difficult. However, there are many foundations and nonprofit organizations who offer financial support for families looking to adopt children. National Adoption Foundation American Christian Credit Union Adoption Assistance for Christian...

Featured Adoption Videos: iChoose Adoption

In 2015, the National Council for Adoption will release the two videos below to radio and television stations across the country. The videos are designed to give expectant parents information about why adoption is sometimes the best option for their children. The...

Featured Adoption Video: The Chen Family

Sometimes we read or hear about adoption stories that touch our hearts. It’s always such a pleasure to come across these stories, and when we discover them we like to share them with the Adoption & Beyond community. Many of us who have adopted children...

October in Kansas City

Where in the world did September go? Time seems to be moving faster and faster these days! October is a great time for some full-fledged fall fun in Kansas City. Here are our picks for great for the whole family this month. 1. The World Series of Barbecue®, Oct 2-5...

Adoption in America Infographic

Interested in learning more about the state of adoption in the United States? We found this handy infographic with a great collection of adoption statistics from the Social Work program at USC.  If you’re interested in getting some more information about our...

Great Apps for Back To School

Summer has practically vanished from our grasp, and it’s time to talk about getting organized for the new school year. Whether your Kindergartener needs reading help or your 6th-grader struggles to juggle soccer practice and violin lessons, there’s an app...

September in Kansas City

We can’t believe it, but summer’s nearly over and kids around Kansas City are starting to go back to school! Before autumn and school get kicked into high-gear, you can still enjoy what is left of the lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer. Here are a few events...

Rhea Lana’s Consignment Sale – Overland Park, KS

Attention all parents looking for back-to-school clothes for your kids! Rhea Lana’s in Overland Park is having a major consignment sale this weekend, August 20-24, 2014. This back-to-school sale is perfect for thrifty parents who need more clothes for their...

Kate Parker’s Photos of Adopted Baby Boy

Sometimes you come across photos that stops you in your tracks. Kate Parker, a photographer in Atlanta, Georgia, perfectly captured the unconditional love attached to the idea behind adoption. In a series of photos, she shows her extended family interacting with its...