Calming Your Birth Mother’s Fears

When my brother’s birth mother calls to check in on how he is doing she always expresses the same concerns and fears. Even though he was adopted almost fourteen years ago she still asks if he is going to hate … Continue reading

Charli’s Super Big Family Tree: A children’s book on open adoptions by Toni Serena

Most adoptive families worry about the prospect of an open adoption. They wonder how they will explain the birth family to their child, if the birth family will take over their roles as parents, etc. Adoptive mother Toni Serena was … Continue reading

Maintaining Contact After Placement

One important part of the adoption process is establishing a plan of contact after the baby is placed with the adoptive family. Both the biological family and the adoptive family agree on the amount of contact that both parties are … Continue reading