Growing Up Adopted: Parenting School-Aged Children

Practical advice for parenting adopted school-aged children, from ages 6 through 9.

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Adoptees and the Seven Core Issues of Adoption

Adopted persons tend to experience seven core issues related to their adoption. Discussions of adoption over the years have often overlooked the pain and struggles of adoptees, but identifying these core issues and helping children integrate them as they grow validates their experiences, decreasing feelings of being different and isolated.