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Adoptees

It’s Okay to Say “No” to Protect Your Child

I read through a thread in an adoption support group recently that inspired this article. A sweet mama was asking for advice on a seemingly unhealthy relationship with her son’s biological parents. The birthmother was asking to schedule a visit with her child (3 years old) and based on the substance-abuse and how the previous meetups went, the adoptive mother did not think it was

Good Things Are Coming to Idaho!

Idaho locals will tell you that Idaho has become a popular place to move. Known for its adoption friendly community, Idaho was a natural place for Forever Bound Adoption to expand. While new to Idaho, Forever Bound Adoption has been in operation since 2014 in Utah. It has a reputation for providing professional and ethical adoption services to birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptees.Experienced Team:Forever Bound Adoption is

Making Decisions Under Stress

We live in a society of change and speed—high speed internet, fast food, express lanes, instant messaging, the list goes on. Life’s stressors can also come upon us both fast and unexpected. We may be, one minute, basking in comfort and security but one hiccup can shake up our lives, throwing us into a state of fear and uncertainty. As we dwell in a world

Jordan Whitaker’s Eagle Scout Project for Birth Mothers!

Project Description:Jordan wanted to make matching quilts for birth mothers and adoptees to share as a way to remember each other. The adoption process can be very stressful and emotional. These quilts could help to heal the emotional loss experienced by the birth mothers as they choose a better life for their children by placing them for adoption. Later in life as the adoptees get

Fathers ~ The Key to a Child’s Well Being

I clearly remember the first two weeks of our first child’s life.   Brad was just getting ready to start a new career and he had two full weeks home with us before he began his new adventure.   I watched a husband turn into a Father and boy did he fall head over hills for our little tiny daughter.This was the guy who would sometimes state

To Share or Not to Share?

As the new school year approaches I, like many adoptive parents, ask myself the question “Do I talk about adoption to my child’s new teacher?” With each of my older children the answer each year has been “yes”.  This year I am a bit more hesitant.  Unlike our first 3 adoptions where we enjoy completely open adoptions, our youngest child’s adoption is different.  We have met

Beating the Summertime Blues

Are your kids starting to get the summer boredom bug?  Are they watching too much TV or playing on gadgets a little more than you would like?    I know the answer at my home is a big YES!   Camden, my nine year old seems to have his DS attached to his hip while my youngest, Spencer,  is begging to get Camden off his DS and