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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!
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
As we’ve all noticed, spring has sprung. I know, I know. It doesn’t really look like it, but it has. Spring brings a plethora of change for everything and everyone. The weather improves (or at least it’s supposed to!), birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and outdoor activities are explored. Let’s not forget the Red […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Spring Transitions and Adoption
Words: simple combinations of consonants and vowels. When alone or strung together, they carry particular meanings, feelings, and knowledge. When spoken, words communicate additional implications because of tone, body and facial language, and context. I don’t believe you have to hold a degree in English literature or Linguistics to know and understand the significance of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Power of Words: Being Mindful About Adoption