A child may exhibit "baby" behaviors when his parents divorce.
Navigating Sibling Rivalry & Other Family Dynamics After Adoption
Advice and stories about navigating sibling rivalry, talking with relatives who don’t “get” adoption, and other post-adoption family dynamics.
A parent who placed a child for adoption wonders how to go about explaining a biological sibling to her current children. Adoption expert Brenda Romanchik answers.
The more you involve the grandparents (and aunts, uncles, and cousins, too) in you adoption process, the more your child feels like part of the clan.
Ronny Diamond discusses how to prepare your child for a second domestic adoption and the idea of a baby sibling.
Our toddler bonded very quickly with our immediate family, but she still refuses to allow anyone else to hold her, including our relatives. Is this normal for a two-year-old?
As she prepares for the adoption of her third child, the author knows it is not just she who must be ready, but also the 9-year-old girl she's fallen in love with.
Divorce doesn’t seem to affect our kids any more than it affects other children. Still, there are elements to consider.
They'll each face different issues in their lives. But my daughters will get through them together, as real sisters.
Getting everyone together once a week can be invaluable for family unity.
Adoption expert Ronny Diamond outlines how to tell children when an expectant mother match falls through, after they've become attached to the idea of a new brother or sister.
Adding another child to your family can be exhilarating. But first, you'll have to prep your preschooler.