For some parents, telling their child that he is adopted is a formidable, anxiety-provoking task, and thus they put it off or avoid it. However, at some point adopted youngsters need to be told about their origins, ideally even before middle child...
Most kids don't start to grasp the concept until age 5 or 6, but if they've been prepared, they won't be shocked when the story does click. Here are five ways to keep the lines of communication open.
We learned that keeping it simple was the key. Kids don’t need more information than they are ready for. Listen to them and listen to your heart, then you’ll know how much to tell and when.
Here are some tips if you have adopted children of your own and ever wonder what kind of things you shouldn’t say to your adopted kids.
Having an adopted child is a precious gift for parents. Although the adoption process requires a lot of patience and enthusiasm, the rewards that come along with a successful adoption are simply incomparable.