How can you help your child answer adoption questions with confidence—and handle any queries that come your way?
Your preschooler may hit you with surprising questions at the most unexpected times and places!
Finding ways to "give back" as a family can be fun—and rewarding—for 'tweens and parents alike.
Each of your children has his own talents and abilities. How do you play fair?
How our children feel about a separation, and how we can help them cope.
New adoptive parents have special concerns when it comes to child-care choices. Here's how to make an informed decision.
Planning a trip to see second cousins or great aunts? Before you travel, help your child and relatives expand their conceptions of family.
Nothing brings out a tween's awkward side like a holiday family gathering. What can you do to help?
Keep talks with your child simple and relaxed. Your ease with discussing adoption lays the groundwork for a lifelong dialogue.
Sleepovers and play dates give our kids an intimate glimpse of life in a different family — and may prompt reflections and questions.
Preschoolers love hearing about their adoption when it's told as a narrative designed to inform and comfort.
As they progress through grade school, most children want to "blend in" and be part of the crowd. But what if a child feels that the way she joined her family–through adoption–sets her apart?
Ever since our children were babies, we've heard them, ignored them, and answered them. But how do we handle them in the preschool years?
Your beloved pet may be in for a shock when your baby arrives. How can you help him accept your new addition?
Parents cannot prevent their child from experiencing exclusion or feeling "different" from time to time. You can, however, lessen the negative effects of this common occurrence during the preteen years.
As kids grow up, they look to their friends for acceptance — and desperately want to fit in.
Other kids are going to ask about it — so prepare your preschooler for questions about adoption.
Adoptive children can feel familial changes, like divorce after adoption, particularly keenly. Use these tips to help kids adapt to new stepparents.
Sometimes adopted children need to go back to their birthplaces to learn more about themselves.
Sharing information about your family gets trickier as your child grows older.