Author Archives: Carrie Krueger

School Projects: Empowering Adoptees to Self Advocate

Stepping Back at School

Stepping Back at School

As your child progresses through elementary school, she should take more responsibility for handling tricky assignments. Here's how to hand off the reins.

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Should I friend our child's birth mother?

Should You Friend Your Child’s Birth Mother?

Facebook has dramatically changed the way information is exchanged in adoption. Experts and parents offer advice on navigating social media.

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Parental instinct trumps parenting books

“What the Books Didn’t Tell Me”

When Christopher joined our family at age three, I had to set aside my tried and true parenting methods in favor of the sort of nurturing he'd never known.

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Tips for discussing adoption.

How to Talk About Adoption

10 tips for talking with your child about adoption, getting him to talk to you, and preparing him to talk to others, especially in school.

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Managing adoption in the classroom can be daunting for your child

Empowering Kids to Handle Sticky Assignments

When adoption comes up in the classroom, you can't always help your child handle it. Here's how to set up your child to advocate for herself at school.

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