Whether you have an open or closed adoption, there are ways you can support and honor your child’s birth parents during the holiday season. But remember, as adoptive parents, we should support and honor our child’s birth parents, not only during the holiday season but all year.
5 Ways to Support the Birth Parents in Your Life During the Holiday Season
These ideas are guaranteed to boost holiday cheer!
If it is not harmful to the child, talk openly to them about their birth parents. You may little information about them or you may have frequent contact with them. If it is an open adoption, it is important to maintain open communication and honor the birth parents with information/visits that work for all involved. It is important that the child is not afraid to ask questions concerning the adoption and relationships in the present and in the future.
Meghan is an adoptive mother and a big advocate of adoption and foster care. She resides in Indiana with her husband, their one-year-old daughter who is the center of their lives, and their dog Max. She has a Bachelor's and Masterâs Degree in Social Work. Meghan stays at home with her daughter but is so happy she found this outlet to share her personal adoption story and educate about adoption!
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