Lighthouse Thoughts

October 7, 2010

Andrew’s Story

 At Beacon House Adoption, we truly become family with our families that choose to adopt using our services. We honestly end up falling in love with them, getting to watch them, and be a part of their dream, … a part of their story. Sometimes, when I am just sitting and thinking about what we […]

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September 29, 2010

Your Adoption Journey Necklace

So yes, it’s been a couple of weeks, but it’s time to get back on the horse and get back to blogging. 🙂 There are several amazing blogs out there to follow …. and through one of our favorites, Mrs. Kelle Hampton, I found the cutest and incredibly vintage like charm necklaces made by Bel […]

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July 29, 2010

“Acts of Service”

We’ve been looking at The Five Love Languages in an overview concept of learning how to be better communicators with our children, our spouse, and those around us. If your child, or someone you know, primarily communicates love through the language of acts of service, you will notice they are incredibly appreciative and fulfilled by […]

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July 25, 2010

Receiving Gifts

Who doesn’t love to receive gifts? Well, the truth is, for some receiving a gift is the very thing that helps to fill their ‘love tank’. It isn’t so much what the gift is, as the thought and effort one puts into thinking of them – that is what helps them feel LOVED. This love […]

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July 16, 2010

“Words of Affirmation”

So what exactly does “words of affirmation” mean or include? It is positive verbal compliments, reassurance, and of course hearing “I Love You” is a necessity for the person whose primary love language is verbal affirmation. Hearing why you are loved, or what the person thinks is wonderful about you, does wonders in keeping your […]

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July 3, 2010

Family, Festivals & Fireworks

Celebrating the Fourth of July is a national tradition and is a great way to continue building family traditions for your family and your kids. Summer fun has started, trips to the park, the pool, the zoo, and of course summer camp are in full swing. As the sun heats up, it is always a […]

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June 26, 2010

Russian Adoption: Testimonial

Knowing the agency you have chosen to adopt through is vital…..and from time to time, here, you will find testimonials. You can view many client vidoes, read amazing love filled stories and testimonials on our main page. Here is Lisa & Scott’s story: “Lisa and I cannot thank you enough for Beacon House’s extreme efforts […]

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June 24, 2010

Raising Money for Adoption

As with most things in life – there are an abundance of choices to help you combat the expense of adoption. A friend of mine, who is in the process of an international adoption, is taking the garage sale to the next level. We have all heard of having a garage sale to bring in […]

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June 18, 2010

Happy Father’s Day!

There are so many fun ways to celebrate the father’s day – but the most important thing to remember is it’s the quality time with the family that makes the day extra special! Making dad breakfast in bed, surprising him with an afternoon family fishing trip, or going to the ball park with the family […]

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June 15, 2010

Bonding with Your Child: Hugs & Kisses

So this isn’t exactly about hugs and kisses, more like bonding with your child through physical touch. Research shows that children/babies who are hugged, kissed, held, etc. develop a healthier emotional life – and this means a better decision making process as the child grows into an adult.  Just opposite, children who are not hugged […]

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