Adoption, adoptive parents, new fathers, new mothers

Life after adoption – how to make the transition easier.

Having a child will change your life. Is a time of happiness and celebration, but it can also bring some challenges. There are many reasons why parents struggle at the beginning - sleep depredation, adjusting to the new life, and many more. Here are some tips of what to do, so the transition to this… Continue reading Life after adoption – how to make the transition easier.

adoptive parents, new fathers, new mothers, Parenting

Post Adoption Depression (PADS)

Most people have heard of Post-Partum Depression, in fact it has become widely recognized and accepted. Unfortunately the same can't be said for Post Adoption Depression (PADS), similar to PPD. A survey of 145 parents who adopted internationally found that over 65% of them have experienced some form of PADS. While this specific survey was… Continue reading Post Adoption Depression (PADS)

adoptive parents, Birth Parents, new fathers, new mothers, Open Adoption, Uncategorized

Red Thread Sessions- Adoption Photography

We keep hearing about these Red Thread Sessions in one of our adoption discussion groups so we just had to check it out. This is a fabulous benefit for adoptive families. And no, it is not a scam! The term Red Thread Session relates back to our post a few weeks ago about the ancient… Continue reading Red Thread Sessions- Adoption Photography

adoptive parents, new fathers, new mothers, Parenting, Uncategorized

What new parents worry about

A new child brings joy, hope for the future and a lot of worries. A survey byRichard Day Research on behalf of Playtex found that new mothers feel nervous about a lot of things: Establishing a healthy sleep routine - 57% Having everything they need to care for their infant - 57% Minimizing exposure to… Continue reading What new parents worry about