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.
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.
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?
They'll each face different issues in their lives. But my daughters will get through them together, as real sisters.
Adding another child to your family can be exhilarating. But first, you'll have to prep your preschooler.
Getting everyone together once a week can be invaluable for family unity.
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.
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.