Now that your grade-schooler is reading on her own, she may rediscover some simple adoption books.
A brief review of Red Thread Sisters, an engaging novel your middle-schooler will enjoy.
Projective play can help kids work out complex feelings about adoption. So, the next time your child says, “Come play with me!” Make sure you say, “Yes!”
Mommy Far, Mommy Near-An Adoption Story, by Carol Antoinette Peacock, is exceptional. I really loved the fact that the story is told by a child to other children-the book’s readers.
Three-year-olds are fascinated by pregnancy and families. Here’s how to have a “tummy talk” with your adopted child.
Be alert for clues about how much information your preschooler can absorb.
Six- to eight-year-olds begin to take on individual personalities — often different from those of their parents.