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Unwrapping Holiday Joy and Grief for Birth Parents in Las Vegas

By Mona Jradé For birth parents, finding holiday joy and grief can be especially difficult at this time. On the one hand, you may have conflicting feelings of joy from celebrating the holiday season with family and friends. On the other hand, you may also experience grief from watching your child grow up in another family. In an open adoption, birth parents (you) and adoptive parents have ongoing contact and communication and may have a similar relationship to that of extended family members. This can involve sharing holiday traditions and celebrations together. If you are a birth parent in an…