We at BPAR are gearing up for the highly anticipated Season 2 of This Is Us, premiering Tuesday, September 26, 2017 on NBC. For those unfamiliar with the TV series, This Is Us is a show about the lives of members in a family: a mother and father, triplet children – one of whom is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What ‘This Is Us’ Means to Adoptive Families
Every January, people wrack their brains to try and come up with a new year resolution: something to “resolve” and continue for the entire year. While I love the idea of making resolutions, the thought of sticking with something for 365 days carries a lot of pressure and feels very rigid. Instead, something I do […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Setting Monthly Intentions to Manifest Change
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
How do three people collaborate on a book? We thought it would be fun to do an author Q&A so you can see how much we enjoyed working together on Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey — and how we think alike! Enjoy! 1. Why did you decide to write Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey? Jen: Kelly, Katie and I have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How to Write a Book – a Look Behind the Scenes
Lately, when friends and family ask me how things are going, the conversation looks something like this: “How have you been? How’s work going?” “Work is great…I wrote a book…!” Yes, that’s right. I wrote a book. Every time I say it out loud I find it hard to believe the words. It did not […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on I Wrote a Book ?!