New Baby, New Family Traditions

Children relish family traditions that honor how their family is formed. Try turning these celebrations into new family rituals.

Create new family traditions with your adopted child.
Rituals remind us to connect and celebrate. The special rituals we create reflect the love, comfort, and attachment that glue family members together. Our children relish rituals to celebrate the wonderful way our families are formed, such as coming-home ("gotcha day") celebrations, the creation of adoption lifebooks, and traditional tellings of "the day we met you." In the same way, activities that honor birth culture can create a stronger and more positive identity. Involved from the Get-Go Babies are constantly ...

Rituals are the glue that binds a family together.


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