Adoption Information

Adoption : Embracing Differences star
The differences inherent in adoption may bring an extra set of challenges to your family. Here's how to teach your child to embrace his or her differences and identity.

Adoptive Family Stories star
Adoption stories from the point of view of adoptive families.

Explaining Adoption to Your Child star
It's not always easy to explain adoption to your child, especially when he or she is young. These simple but useful tips and ideas will help your son or daughter gain a better understanding of adoption and what it means to be adopted.

Life After Adoption star
Once you bring your baby home, your new life as a family begins. Find out what life is like after adoption.

Raising an Adopted Child star
The goal of every parent is to raise a happy, healthy and well-adjusted child. But how do you deal with the additional challenges of raising an adopted child? This article discusses issues common to adoptees and provides helpful information on how to be a more effective parent.

Therapeutic Parenting star
Adopting a child who has been hurt or traumatized, such as in stuations of abuse or post-instituationalization, a therapeutic parenting style is required to help the child heal and form an attachment.

What Is a Mother? star
Moms come in many forms, but sometimes their role in a child's life goes unrecognized or unnoticed. Join us as we take a look at motherhood and the common thread all moms share.

You Are Your Child's Advocate star
As an adoptive parent, you are your child's most important advocate; the one who does not have to answer to funding or policy above the best interests of your child.

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