adoptive parents

June 26, 2017
There are a number factors that vary that can make adoptees experience either positive or negative or both. Those factors include—open adoption or closed adoption, whether the adopted child has a relationship with their birth family or not, if the adopted child has received counseling, how educated their adoptive parents are in adoption trauma, and how supportive adoptive parents are of their adopted child's desires, thoughts, and feelings as an adoptee.

Understanding the Happiness and Hurt Adoptees Feel

  As an adult adoptee, I have often felt pressured to choose a side—you are either a happy adoptee or an angry adoptee. There is no […]
February 1, 2016

I Found My Birth Family

I feared the day my adoptive mom would discover that my birth family found me. I kept it a secret for months. Maybe even a year. […]
November 3, 2015

Parenting Mistakes Adoptive Parents Make

“There isn’t a manual or a book in the world that can guide someone to be a perfect parent, let alone an adoptive parent which adds […]
April 20, 2015

Best Selling Adoption Books for Children

Wondering how to tell your adopted child they are adopted? There are a plethora of adoption books written for children to comfortably understand what defines family […]