When attachment is interrupted or incomplete, resulting in behavioural responses that meet specified criteria, the diagnosis of reactive attachment... Read more
For most of us, being part of a family is something we seldom reflect on. Our role in our family is so familiar and comfortable that we take many... Read more
Disciplining a child who has been adopted presents a number of unique challenges.You may feel that others are evaluating you as a person and as a... Read more
As an adoptive parent, always have faith that you are doing the right thing. You may have to make choices that are best for your child in the face of... Read more
Journeys take on different dimensions when we are accompanied by others. Adoptive parents who develop informal networks of consistent and positive... Read more
. . . do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. (Ephesians 6:4)Karen is almost finished... Read more
If possible, understanding any past injuries (emotional or physical) unique to your child will help you as you seek healthy discipline methods. Keep... Read more
Keep in mind that your other children are likely to feel stress and loss when a new child enters the home. This is true even if they have talked... Read more
And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.Matthew 18:5
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Waiting to Belong started as a movement to help the more than 30,000 kids in Canada who are waiting to be adopted. Our goal is to see as many waiting kids as possible be placed into loving, forever families. We work to shape realistic perceptions of adoption and to encourage the body of Christ to come alongside adoptive families in practical, loving ways.