Putting Your Baby Up For Adoption? Considerations As You Choose An Agency

If you have made the decision to place your unborn baby up for adoption, the next step in the process is to choose the adoption agency that you want to work with. Choosing the right adoption agency can be a difficult process because it's hard to know what you should be looking for. There are a few important considerations that can help you get the right adoption agency for your situation. Read More 

Helping Struggling Tweens: Child Psychiatric Services

If your pre-teen ("tween") has been struggling to cope with COVID complications, grief, anxiety, depression, or mood swings, child psychiatric services can provide them with the mental health care they need. Here are some potential warning signs and strategies you can use to help your tween weather turbulent mental health storms. COVID Complications The last year has been less about what is and more about what it isn't. From isolation to a dissolving of routines, rituals, and milestones, your tween might be struggling with many conflicting emotions related to COVID complications. Read More 

Psychiatric Assistance That May Aid In Adjusting To A New School

If your teenaged son has had difficulty adjusting to his new school, you may be concerned that his grades will begin slipping or that he will fail to form bonds with his peers. A careless attitude, snide comments, and a failure to divulge how he is feeling or what he is experiencing each day may cause great concern. When a communication problem begins to disrupt your normal routine, it is time to seek guidance from a professional. Read More 

5 Wedding Trends For 2016

Walking down the aisle this year and don't want to look like last year's news? 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for wedding trends in fashions, flowers, and venues. Following are five current trends that you don't want to miss. Rose Gold Everything Rose gold is 2016's wedding ceremony "it" color. The hue will be well-represented on the banquet table and at the bar -- think rose gold frosting florets on cakes and chilled white zinfandel in elegant wine glasses. Read More 

Easing The Process Of Relinquishing A Child For Adoption

While putting a child up for adoption is sometimes the best choice for the biological parents and the child, the actual act of relinquishing the child to the adoptive parents can be very difficult. So difficult, in fact, that it's not unheard of for a birth mother or father to change her or his mind about giving up the child at the last minute. Although you may be firm in your decision to put the child up for adoption, the emotional fallout related to actually physically giving up the kid may be too much to bear. Read More