Help your preschooler process the world around him by pointing out the ways you are alike.
Between the ages of six and eight, children begin to ask more sophisticated questions about adoption. Here are some ways to respond.
How to help your middle schooler cope with curious peers.
Little ones can be overwhelmed by excitement during the holidays. Here's how to help your preschooler regulate her emotions.
When to encourage your child's flights of fancy, and when to insist on truth-telling.
As kids meet new friends—and their families—they face new questions about their past.
Family rituals take on new meaning when we adopt a baby.
When your preschooler asks questions about adoption, use these age-appropriate answers that emphasize your family's love.
Before first grade, parents need to teach kids how to respond to unwelcome comments about adoption at school.
Our children learn from us how to express emotions.
Don't let your preschooler catch you off-guard! Be prepared to talk about the birds, the bees, and adoption.
Dressing, feeding, burping, tickling, tucking into bed — the nuts and bolts of baby care bring the moments that can draw you together.
Only children sometimes get a bad rap. But most grow up to be just fine.
Even preschoolers can get stressed by holidays. A few simple games and activities can ward off the meltdowns.
Preschoolers love stories. Listen carefully and you might learn a thing or two.
Adding to your family again? Ease the transition for your preschooler by being prepared for new-sibling anxiety.
What will my child learn and talk about at camp? What would our family take away from a week attending together?
Whatever your child's history, responsive parenting is key to a secure, loving relationship.
Adolescence only lasts a short time — help your child through the rough patches and enjoy watching her grow into an individual.
Though it is sometimes tough to do, preschoolers need you to set limits.