Tag Archives: Celebrations & Holidays

Rituals and traditions brought this adoptive family closer

“The Tie That Binds”

“The Tie That Binds”

Whether you follow rituals from your own childhood or establish new ones, one truth remains the same: Traditions are what memories are made of. Here, four families share their stories.

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adoption announcements

Adoption Announcements

Families who've waited so long for a child are eager to share the news. Families and experts weigh in on language to use and when to send announcements.

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The Carneys' adoption finalization

“The Final Step”

A mother is surprised at her tears when, standing in a courtroom, that last bit of red tape comes unstuck.

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Holidays with your new baby will be a joy

Rethinking Priorities During the Holiday Season

Your newly adopted baby needs a safe, stable environment in order to develop trust and bond. Here are ways to keep the chaos of the holidays at bay.

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Coversations about birth mothers can be emotional

A Death in the Family

As children get older, they come to understand that everyone experiences loss.

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Holiday traditions can change when your family grows

Share Your Story: Evolving Holiday Traditions

We asked our reader panel: Did you adapt your family's existing holiday traditions after adopting your child? If so, tell us how.

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Getting through major holidays can be tough when waiting to adopt

Celebrating the Holidays While You Wait

It's tough to wait another year, especially during the holiday season. Here are some strategies that will help you until your child arrives.

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