How would you describe open adoption in 50 words or less?
The third in a 5-part OA 101 series.
Deciding to have an open adoption is just the start. Then people have to figure out just HOW over the years.
What has been your experience with unconventional grief in adoption? http://thebereavementacademy.com/unconventional-grief-grie…/
Open Adoption 101: What even IS open adoption?
Some tips for nurturing attachment in adoption:
This month is Women's History Month and earlier in the month was International Women's Appreciation Day. I am proud of how far women have come and that because of the strides we have made, adoption is less forced and more open! Thank you to all the strong women who make change possible!
Shifting from an obligation orientation to a relationship orientation can help in adoption situations like this one.
In that time, something shifted between us. It wasn’t just the two of us forging a friendship anymore. Now there was another person there — a little life we were both tethered to.
An emotional open adoption story:
Resource for talking to kids about adoption:
“I knew that I had two different families always looking out for me.”
Please don't thank me for adopting my child! https://adoption.com/please-dont-thank-adopting-child/
An important voice about kinship care: