Boston Post Adoption Resources team of licensed mental health professionals posts blogs about movies and topics related to reunions.
We are so fortunate to have guest blogger Lisa Greggo back with her poignant words about her experience with adoption and what she is grateful for. Lisa Greggo’s work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Let the Bucket Down, and other places. She is currently at work on a book-length memoir about her experience with […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Lisa Gives Thanks
Lauren is a hair stylist in Massachusetts. Recently, she was reunited with two birth brothers, and she has shared her heartwarming story with BPAR. An Adoption Story by Lauren The day I met my birth brothers my whole world made sense. A hole in my heart was filled that I never knew even existed. All […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Lauren’s Story: How Meeting My Birth Brothers Changed My World
BPAR is so grateful to have connected with Jonathan Edwards, folk singer extraordinaire. Not only is Jonathan an incredible singer and song writer, he is also a generous, thoughtful, and introspective performer who has written and performed a song about his own personal experience with adoption. This song, “One Day Closer,” was written about his […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Folk Singer Jonathan Edwards Shares His Story as a Birth Father
At BPAR, we are always trying to find ways to help our clients feel connected and understood. As human beings we all want to know that we are not alone, that someone else has been through what we have been through. And although every individual and family we see is different, they do share similar […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Power of Storytelling in Adoption
Watching Elf together as a family provides a wonderful opportunity to open up a discussion around adoption. Elf is a playful adoption-themed movie, and it can ease some of the seriousness or anxiety around a subject that can be difficult or challenging for some kids and adults. Elf, staring Will Farrell, is a Christmas movie […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Why You Need to Watch Elf with Your Child this Holiday Season