Lighthouse Thoughts

Why Choose Domestic Adoption

  The cost for a domestic adoption is usually less expensive There is less paperwork than with international Less travel and no international travel involved A child can be placed with a family shortly after birth Children have the ability to try to locate birth parents as an adult There is more medical information and […]

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Spoiling your Baby

Like bellybuttons, everyone has an opinion on how much is too much, when it comes to spoiling your baby.  Holding your baby, feeding your baby, soothing her with your voice and skin to skin contact are all key elements in facilitating bonding and attachment.  Scary Mommy says that, “Thankfully, most moms have strong enough instincts […]

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Listening to your Child

Communication is key to successful parenting. Especially if you are an adoptive family.  Listening to, processing, and deciphering what your child says versus what he means or how he feels, leads to a better understanding and anticipation of his needs.  When you validate your child’s feeling he is more likely to communicate more freely. Effective […]

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2017 Adoption Resolutions

Get your Adoption Journey off to the right start this year – Start Here! Attend an Adoption Webinar http://www.beaconhouseadoption.com/calendar/ Buy a Book on Adoption Contact Beacon House Adoption for a FREE Adoption Consultation http://www.beaconhouseadoption.com/free-information-about-adoption/ Decide which type of adoption to pursue Research an Adoption Topic Sign up for the BHAS Newsletter http://www.beaconhouseadoption.com/newsletter/ Talk to an Adoptive […]

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Faith, Patience, and Adoption

Adoption is a lesson in many things; faith, patience, peace, love, perseverance, etc. The list is endless and everyone’s adoption journey is different. No two families come to adoption in the same way.  Every family must follow their own path to adoption. They must have faith that things will work out as they are supposed to; faith […]

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Experience Counts

At a time when many adoption agencies have closed their doors, it is more important than ever to work with an experienced adoption agency. Founded in 1989, with over 27 years’ experience, Beacon House Adoption Services has served several thousand families and birthmothers. At Beacon House, Birthmothers are provided with extensive in-house counseling by our […]

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We Wish You Adoption 

May the spirit of adoption fill your heart this Christmas Season. Whether you are in the process of adopting a child or simply adopting a new resolution or a healthy lifestyle, it is impossible to count the many blessings received by adoption. From all of us at Beacon House, we wish you a joyful, very, […]

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We Wish You Love

Peace-Love-Adoption. The greatest of these is Love. Adoption is a gift of love. Birthmothers choose life and adoption because they love their baby.  Adoptive families receive this gift of love and share this love with their children. This Christmas we wish you the gift of love.

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We Wish You Peace  

This holiday season we at Beacon House wish you Peace-Love-and Adoption! Whether it be peace with your decision to adopt or at peace with the decision to place your baby for adoption, it has derived from your strength and courage. Being at peace with yourself means that you have received the gifts of wisdom and understanding.

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Start a New Family Tradition

Family traditions provide a source of family identity. Traditions and rituals tell a story about a family and are often handed down from one generation to the next. This provides an important multi-generational connection to family history.  “Traditions can teach children where their family came from or give them insights into their cultural or religious history.” For adoptive families traditions should come […]

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