Lighthouse Thoughts

April 27, 2017

The Vestibular System and Your Child’s Behavior

The vestibular system, often the least discussed of the senses, is responsible for the sense of balance and movement.  “Every child has a different thresh-hold or limit of what their vestibular system can handle.” “Information from the eyes, ears, and vestibular system (balance & movement) combine to give an awareness of yourself in relation to […]

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April 26, 2017

Are you Considering placing your child for adoption?

While Adoption has many benefits for you and your child, making an adoption plan for your child is not an easy choice. It is not a decision to be entered, into lightly.  It requires time and understanding your options. Deciding what to do about your pregnancy is one of the most important decisions you will […]

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April 24, 2017

The “I’m Bored” Generation

Here’s Why Our Kids NEED To Be Unplugged AND Restarted Kid’s are plugged in 24/7. They need to “unplug regularly, embrace boredom and discover” themselves. They need to learn how to cope relax and with downtime and boredom. They need to develop life skills that do not require the use of “headphones or a remote […]

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April 21, 2017

Social Media and Fundraising Campaigns

Our Adoption Finance team will be presenting a workshop for Beacon House Parents in Progress on May 22, 7:00 pm CST, 8pm EST. “Coach Brandi Palmer will be looking at Social Media and Fundraising Campaigns. The world of social media is also very complex, Brandi will help us understand how to use these tools to make the most of […]

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April 19, 2017

Navigating the Adoption Process Faster

Each year there are over 20,000 infants placed for adoption in the United States. Families who have fewer restrictions can navigate the adoption process faster than families who have very limited criteria for their adoption match. Most BHAS families successfully complete an adoption within one to two years* of beginning the adoption process. Criteria that […]

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April 17, 2017

Growing Families Spring Tea

You’re Invited Growing Families Spring tea April 30, 1-4pm Oak Lodge, Baton Rouge LA Founded in 1989, Beacon House has provided professional and caring adoption services to birth and adopting parents for over 27 years.  Aside from helping young women who consider adoption, funding the Infant Adoption Initiative and co-sponsoring the “Sock it to Me” […]

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April 13, 2017

Ten Easy Steps to an Adoption

  Select an adoption agency Execute your contract Complete your Adoption Homestudy Complete your Pre-adoption education Submit profile book Enter the matching pool Get matched Baby is born Birthmother signs the Execution of Consents Accept Custody Review each of these steps in depth, by attending one of our FREE adoption Webinars, or schedule a consultation. […]

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April 12, 2017

Conversation Starters with your Child

We all have heard the simple yes, no, okay, boring, etc., answers when we’ve asked our children questions. Instead of asking questions with easy out replies, try asking a few of these conversation starters: 50 Questions to Ask Your Kids Instead of Asking “How Was Your Day” http://herviewfromhome.com/50-questions-to-ask-your-kids-instead-of-asking-how-was-your-day/

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April 11, 2017

Adoption Financing

Did you know that Beacon House Adoption Services is the first, full-service agency offering the Adoption Finance Coaching System?  THE FCS is a proven system, helping you reach your financial goals to bring your family together forever! At BHAS, all Beacon House families have access to our adoption finance coach. The coach will help you: Determine […]

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April 7, 2017

What to Expect When You’re Adopting

A practical guide to the decisions and emotions involved in adoption This guide “leads parents through the many stages and emotional aspects involved and offer practical and sensitive advice.” https://www.amazon.com/What-Expect-When-Youre-Adopting-ebook/dp/B0031RS2SQ

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