Online Resources for Adoptive Parents

Online Resources for Adoptive 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...
Embracing Summer with Children Who Need Structure

Embracing Summer with Children Who Need Structure

In our last blog, we gave a few tips for finding balance in the summer. From teaching kids about scheduling (and scheduling naps so parents have a break!) to embracing the fun and messiness of summer, balance is key. But what if you have a child or children who need a...
Summertime Parenting Tips

Summertime Parenting Tips

School’s out for summer! This is the season of swimming pools and watermelon; ice cream trucks and camping trips. It’s supposed to be all fun and games, right? Well, maybe for younger kids, but summertime often means lots of stress for parents. Without school to map...
What I Wish I Knew – Adoption Stories Part 2

What I Wish I Knew – Adoption Stories Part 2

Last week we posted the first part of this series on a rather common sentiment among adoptive parents. This blog aims to help address some of the most common “I wish I knew” moments, but you should also reach out to us or your local adoption service if you have more...

What I Wish I Knew – Adoption Stories

How many times have you heard a friend say “I wish I had known that before I started” or “I wish I knew then what I know now?” It’s a common sentiment and one that affects everyone. It is also an especially common one surrounding issues of adoption, because many...
Summertime Activities for Families in Lenexa

Summertime Activities for Families in Lenexa

The end of the school year is fast approaching and we all know what that means – summer! Summer can be a great time for children and families, especially when pool parties and picnics are involved. But it can also be a stressful time for parents. From juggling...

Easter Crafts for Families   

Spring is here and that means Easter is coming up soon. This year it falls on April 16, which means parents have plenty of time to get together some great crafts for their kids. Of course, many of your children will be doing crafts in school, but they are another...