Why should I try to make my son feel ‘the same’? Why shouldn’t I learn to be more like him?
Talking About Race and Honoring Birth Culture in Transracial Adoption
When your child joins your family through transracial adoption, you must find ways to talk about racism, instill a positive racial identity, and honor her birth culture.
Straddling two cultures, this powerhouse Hispanic-American woman takes on the world — and wins!
What have we learned over 30 years—and what are we doing now to offer our children a better understanding of who they are?
Heritage trips help children discover their past — and influence who they become. Here, one adoptee describes his journey back to his birth country of Colombia.
Heritage trips help children discover their past — and influence who they become. Here, one family describes their journey back to their child’s birth country of Korea.
A mother weaves a strand between her child’s Guatemalan heritage and her Arab ethnicity.
Finding someone who understands your child’s experience will help him develop a strong sense of self.
Preschoolers crave repetition, so give yours thoughtful traditions to love again and again.
Our expert discusses the idea of adopting a “matching” sibling — and other ways to strengthen your child’s racial identity.
Answers to your parenting questions.