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2012 Back Issues

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November/December 2012
Vol. 45 No. 6
  • Announcing the seventh annual cover photo contest winners
  • How to ease the transition period in foster and older child adoption
  • Helping your child relate to relatives
  • 30 Ways to celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month
  • Expert advice on piecing together a medical history for a child from foster care
Vol. 45 No. 6
September/October 2012
Vol. 45 No. 5
  • Expert advice on addressing adoption in the classroom
  • How to send the right message when talking about birthparents
  • What you need to know when caring for a premature infant
  • Explaining a birthmother's pregnancy in open adoption
  • Helping your child stand up for herself, in school and in the larger world
Vol. 45 No. 5
July/August 2012
Vol. 45 No. 4

Special Issue: Our Annual Adoption Guide

  • Deciding whether adoption is right for you
  • Choosing your adoption or family building route
  • Expert advice on navigating the matching period
  • Adoption timing, costs, requirements, and resources by country
  • Browse the National Adoption Directory to locate adoption professionals
Vol. 45 No. 4
May/June 2012
Vol. 45 No. 3
  • Learn how to cope with bedtime struggles and night wakings
  • Strategies on building cultural pride for your child
  • Expert advice on the practical aspects of bottle-feeding
  • Tuning into what children can understand about adoption at different ages
  • How to respond when kids face racism at school
Vol. 45 No. 3
March/April 2012
Vol. 45 No. 2
  • 7 activities that help children adopted at older ages understand their stories
  • Adolescent adoptees offer up words of wisdom to fellow adoptees
  • Expert advice on building a "nontraditional" family
  • The joys of coming to parenthood later in life
  • What you need to know to stay healthy on your adoption trip
Vol. 45 No. 2
January/February 2012
Vol. 45 No. 1
  • 10 rules for talking about adoption
  • First-person stories on navigating birth family contact
  • Expert advice on early intervention services for at-risk children
  • How to counter "positive" stereotypes
  • Talking to your teen about dating
Vol. 45 No. 1




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