The Boston Post Adoption Resources blog features resources for adoptive and birth families. BPAR is a non-profit organization that was founded to support all…
“When you’re good to yourself, you’re good to me. So now and then, have a day away. Buy a gift for yourself, I’ll share it too, for your feelings flow out to me.” -Ruth Reardon, Listening To The Littlest Summer is halfway over and fall is peeking around the corner. Eventually, school will start again […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Importance of Self Care for Parents
At BPAR, we like to blog and share about literature and books we find helpful in educating about the adoptee experience. I recently read Courage to Soar by Simone Biles and wanted to highlight this read for others this summer. Simone is an adoptee. She describes being very young when she was removed from her […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Book Review: Courage to Soar by Simone Biles
It is the time of year everyone has been waiting for! A time for a break in routine, a time for unstructured days and sleeping a little later. While all of this time-out is very healthy for children and families, the ending of school can be a difficult transition for adopted children. The end of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on School’s Out!
As the end of the school year approaches and we prepare for the summer season, some parents and students like to give their teacher an end-of-year gift in recognition of all the hard work and dedication the teacher has given in helping their students learn and grow. Maybe you have the perfect gift in mind, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Gift with Purpose
Meet Mr. Roger! You may notice a member of our BPAR team lounging around the office, sometimes in his signature cable knit sweater. He is gentle, kind and a good listener, all the qualities needed for a good therapist. We would like to introduce you to Mr. Roger, BPAR’s therapy dog. Roger came to us […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to the Neighborhood