Author Archives: Bonnie Perkel

A child who wants to talk about adoption

The Literal Child

The Literal Child

In their "black and white" world, how do children handle the grays of adoption?

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Three adopted children, engaging in one of several common play scenarios

The Games They Play

Along with tea parties and superheroes, our children may incorporate themes like birth and adoption into their play.

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Children can recover from a regression phase

Ready, Set, Regress

Some children need a little extra babying before they're ready to get on with growing up.

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