Supporting Birth Parents as a Foster Parent: A Guest Blog - Creating a Family
We love this mom's self-reflection and commitment to keep learning in this week's guest post. She shares her story of coming alongside birth parents in the #fostercare system #NationalAdoptionMonth #NAM2020 #adoption
Searching for contact with birth relatives: Search angels and search facilitators - Amanda L Baden, Elliotte Sue Harrington, Ebony White, 2020
Searching for contact with birth relatives: Search angels and search facilitators
A Birth Parent's Impact on Adoptee Development - Creating a Family
ICYMI: This week's guest post from @KNaftzger is valuable insight for adoptive parents to understand the connection adoptees have to their birth parents and the impact it has on their identity formation: #birthparents #adoption #adoptees
Who Holds the Power in Adoption: Birth Parents or Adoptive Parents? - Creating a Family
The power dynamics in adoption are complicated, but after adoption many birth parents feel they have to be perfect to be able to have a relationship.
Reach With Them: One Foster Mom's Story of Open Adoption - Creating a Family
One mom's experience of co-parenting in foster care and crafting open adoption for her family.
6 Heartfelt Podcasts and Blogs for Birth Mothers
A birth mother always places her baby’s best interests first. Hear from other birth moms and their heartfelt adoption journeys. Click the link in our bio, and find this image for 6 heartfelt podcasts and blogs for birth mothers #BirthMomStrong #AdoptionIsLove #AdoptionStrong
6 Concrete Tips for Co-Parenting with Your Foster Child’s Birth Parents - Creating a Family
Foster parenting is hard and one of the hardest parts is co-parenting with your foster child's birth parent. How to establish this co-parenting relationship? We offer 6 concrete tips for co-parenting in foster care.
In A Birth Mother’s Words – Reasons For Placement
Every birth mom has her own reasons for placement. Click the link in our bio, and find this image to read why these birth mothers chose adoption. #BirthMomStrong #AdoptionIsLove #AdoptionStrong
The Emotional Journey of a Birth Mother
Birth mothers are inspirational women who give everything for their child to have a future full of love and opportunity. Click the link in our bio, and find this image to understand the emotional journey of a birth mother. #BirthMomStrong #AdoptionIsLove #AdoptionStrong
Choosing a Birth Mother Support Group
Birth mothers bravely walk down an emotionally difficult road. Finding a support group will remind you that you are not alone and help you walk strongly through this journey. Click the link in our bio and find this image to read how birth mothers can find the best support group for them. #BirthMomStrong #AdoptionStrong #AdoptionIsLove
Tips to Consider for Your First Conversation with a Birth Mother
Having your first conversation with the birth mother of your future child may be a bit nerve-wracking, but stay positive! Click the link in our bio and find this image to read our tips on how to have a great first conversation! #AdoptionIsLove #AdoptionStrong #AdoptionJourney