Answering Adoption Questions

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Discusses the added pressures at school for parents and children involved with adoption; gives pointers for positive outcomes.... [more]

Closet Assumptions (Part One)

A parenting experience that acts as an allegory to the adoption world.... [more]

The Things People Say

How to respond to remarks that can be harmful in a healthy, unhurtful manner, educating as well.... [more]

Secrecy vs. Privacy in Adoption

One mother's feelings about discussing adoption with others.... [more]

Home Study

Assits the adoption process through current comprehensive information and referral services.... [more]

Response to Julie (Speak Out Article 4/1/03)

Author responds to a letter, and shares experience of starting own search, gives advice.... [more]

Identifying, Understanding and Helping Your Child With Adoption Issues During Middle-Childhood - Par

The child's growing cognitive abilities and how the attainment of a higher level of thinking influences the child's sense of himself and his adoptive status.... [more]

Real Choices

Adoption and abortion are not two sides of the same coin. It's not a real dichotomy.... [more]

Explaining Adoption to Your Children, Family, and Friends

Siblings, extended family members, neighbors, teachers and doctors who are indirectly touched by adoption.... [more]

Being Adopted

Being adopted is interesting. People ask adoptees where their real parents are and wonder why adoptees don't look like their siblings. Adoptees, especially when younger, need the tools to deal with these inevitable questions.... [more]

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