She has her backpack, pencils, and notebook. But does she know how to field adoption questions that might come her way?
Explaining Adoption to Family, Friends, and Others
When your family grows through adoption, your family and friends may need a little adoption education—and some may just not “get” it. Find pointers on explaining adoption to people who touch your family’s life, responding to nosy questions, and safeguarding the private details of your child’s pre-adoption history.
Even a teacher sensitive to adoption may benefit from having words to say.
My 8-year-old has always seemed comfortable about adoption. Recently, though, he’s been telling classmates that he was adopted, but asking them to keep it secret. Should I be worried?
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