The Cradle Blog

June 18,2020
Friday, June 19th is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally recognized commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. In observance of Juneteenth, The Cradle will close at noon on the 19th to encourage our team members to learn about and reflect upon this
March 26,2020
During this time of ever-changing news and unprecedented health and safety concerns, we’ve all been asked to live our lives differently. We understand the added pressures that families are facing as we shift gears to keep our loved ones and our communities safe. People who are touched by adoption may also be experiencing additional challenges.
March 18,2020
During this time of such uncertainty, we want all of you who are a part of The Cradle’s Community – both near and far – to know how we’re responsibly adapting and responding. 
February 18,2020
The Cradle was incorporated on February 26, 1923. Our history is so important to whom we are today, in shaping the work we do to help the community and in introducing us to our extended Cradle family: YOU!
January 27,2020
The Cradle enters 2020 with gratitude, looking back to the heartwarming generosity of all the individuals and groups who contributed to our holiday gift program one month ago.
January 17,2020
1. There’s No Rush. Contact The Cradle when you’re ready, and only then.
May 20,2016
The Cradle’s Our Children initiative launched in February of 2016 with the “Raising Black Boys” roundtable.
April 22,2015
The documentary Closure is a story that follows the life of an adopted person in her quest to find her birth parents.The essence of the story, as I saw it, was about the need for a
October 27,2014
What parent hasn’t been in this situation, in a supermarket, the playground or at bedtime? You ask your child to do something and he says, “NO!” You insist more firmly and he continues to resist. Eventually, he throws himself on the floor and screams “I hate you!” And no amount of parental cajoling will get him to obey. Typical toddler behavior, right?