Is Your Child Resilient?

Adoptive parents may be concerned about how resilient their child will be to the dramatic changes in their life. AF asked real parents to give us the scoop.

A resilient child overcoming a rock climbing course
Our daughters were almost too adaptable. We find that our two adopted daughters are remarkably resilient. When they came to us (as sisters placed for fost/adopt) after several years in the foster care system, we noticed how carefully they studied us and our ways, and tried to adapt quickly to our existing 'family culture' (we have three biological children as well). Their quick attempts to merge, to please us, and to fit in made their transitions into our family amazingly ...

We asked, you answered! How adaptable is your child?


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