Special Report: Adoption & Teens, Part 1 — The Psychological Background

Parenting adopted teens is mostly the same as parenting biological teens — no one said it would be easy.

Parenting adopted teens will have its ups and downs

Adolescence is tough, but don’t worry: our adopted kids’ experiences will usually fall well within the bounds of typical teen development.


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