10 Christmas Craft Ideas for Your Child’s Birth Family

Christmas gifts don’t have to be expensive, but should be from the heart.

Sarah M. Baker December 08, 2014

Here are some ideas to consider while thinking of Christmas presents for your child’s birth family. Christmas for many families means family dinners, Christmas presents, and time off work. But for birth families experiencing separation from their child, Christmas may bring up tough memories and heartaches. This post teaches adoptive families how to build Christmas crafts in order to brighten the birth family’s spirits.

What are some of your favorite homemade Christmas gifts your kids have made for their birth parents or extended family members during the Christmas season?

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Sarah M. Baker

Sarah is a Staff Storyteller for Adoption.com and passionate about teaching others the power of open adoption. She is very active in the adoption community, where she spends a lot of time advocating as the founder of Heart For Open Adoption. She is the mom of two boys in addition to parenting her niece. She is a mother biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. Sarah promotes adoption education and ethical adoptions. She and her husband were featured on Season 2 of Oxygen’s “I’m Having Their Baby,” which tells the story of their first adoption match failing. Sarah hopes to bring her personal experience to you and help anyone who wants more information about adoption to find it with ease. Though it was once a taboo subject, Sarah hopes to make adoption something people are no longer afraid to talk about. You can learn more about Sarah and her family on her blog.

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