Life After Adoption: The Kelly Family

Life After Adoption: The Kelly Family

We recently asked the Kelly Family “What has life been like as a family after completing adoption?”  They responded with their story about how their son made them parents and taught them what it means to love unconditionally. Meeting Our Son We met our son...
10 Tips for Bonding With Your Adopted Baby

10 Tips for Bonding With Your Adopted Baby

The decision to adopt a baby is often a long and difficult one. It can be an overwhelming and joyous experience. Many adoptive parents become concerned about how they will be able to bond with their new baby once the adoption process has been completed. It can be...
How Cooking Can Help Parents and Kids Bond

How Cooking Can Help Parents and Kids Bond

Usually cooking and kids don’t go hand in hand. There are sharp knives, hot pans, and sometimes small kitchens that make it hard to have a group going all at once. But with summer on the horizon and BBQs, picnics, and many more poolside activities coming up...
Online Resources for Adoptive and Foster Parents

Online Resources for Adoptive and Foster Parents

At Adoption & Beyond, we are available to talk with you whenever you need us. We understand the immediate nature of adoption and that questions can arise all the time. Although we hope that you will come in and visit us (or call), we also know that making time...
Kids and Technology: How To Set Boundaries

Kids and Technology: How To Set Boundaries

Technology changes so quickly today; it can be hard to know when enough is enough. A half hour of TV was a common rule when 30-something parents were kids. What happens now when kids can leave the TV and go directly to a laptop, tablet or smartphone? Let’s look at...
Must-Read Blogs by Adoptive Parents

Must-Read Blogs by Adoptive Parents

The internet is full of bloggers covering niche topics, and adoption is no exception. We scoured the internet to find some of the best blogs by and for adoptive parents, and these four stood out from the rest regarding content, varied viewpoints, and recent activity....