We have a nice little library of resources here at the CFLS office. Some books are geared toward prospective adoptive families, others are regarding grief and loss, and some are children's literature regarding adoption. Maybe you'd like some of these titles on your Christmas list! Our staff recommends the following:
Boundaries, By Cloud & Townsend
Caring Enough to Confront
Helping People Through Grief
How to Really Love Your Child
Women Who Love Too Much
Telling Yourself the Truth
The Five Love Languages
For loss of child/abortion:
Forbidden Grief, The Unspoken Pain of Abortion
I'll Hold You in Heaven: Healing and Hope for the Parent Who as Lost a Child through Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Abortion or Early Infant Death
The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and their Friends
For adoptive parents:
And With the Gift Came Laughter (By an adoptive mom)
Open Adoption, A Caring Option
Out of the Shadows: Birthfathers' Stories
For unexpected pregnancies:
How to Survive Your Teen's Pregnancy
I'm Pregnant...Now What?
Happy reading and Merry Christmas from CFLS!
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