Author Archives: Fran Eisenman

A new parent wondering when she'll experience "parenthood"

Is This Really Parenthood?

Is This Really Parenthood?

Your new baby is home and things are just great...right?

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An adopted child may think about a birth parent more than you realize

Birth Parent Fantasies

Your child's birth mother looms large in her imagination now. What's your grade-schooler really thinking?

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Create an adoption storybook for your child.

Creating a Personal Adoption Storybook for Your Preschooler

Telling your child's story in book form can cement his sense of belonging in your family and boost his self-esteem.

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Friendships with other adopted children can help your child feel like she fits in

Friends Like Me: The Value of Adoptee Peer Groups

Want to do something wonderful for your grade-schooler? Hook her up with other kids who were adopted.

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Children having fun in adoption playgroups

The Benefits of Adoption Playgroups

An adoption playgroup can be a wonderful source of support for children as well as parents.

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