Bonding with your newly adopted child is a topic bounced around quite a bit - some new parents over look it - going with the "love at first sight" theory - while parents at the other end of the spectrum can obsess over it non-stop. Fortunately, there is a great middle ground. Bonding is a
In our last post we started a discussion on the questions adoptive parents get from friends, family and strangers. I think The Honest Momblog sums it up best: “”You know how everyone always says “there’s no such thing as a stupid question?” That is so not true.”” She’s right – it’s not true at all.
As an adoptive parent, you will get lots of questions, from family, friends and most of all – complete strangers. Since it usually happens when you aren’t expecting it, a little forethought may be helpful to prepare for it when it does happen. Think about how you like to answer questions to begin with –
Thanks so much to Shelly Owens for her Guest Post this week! Hi everyone! We're Team Owens - Dan, Shelly, Madeline, Davis, Hannah, Joseph and Charlotte. In the blog world, some know us as the "Crazy Crew." And it's true - we tend to march to the beat of a different drummer. We're a homeschooling,
Parenting an adopted child can sometimes be very different from parenting a biological child who has had loving parents and a safe home from birth. Children are shaped by their circumstances no matter how young. Dana over at Adoption Journey has a great post up about a situation with her son Wenxin who is 8-years