Explaining Adoption in the Classroom

AF readers share their tips and tricks for introducing adoption to your child's classmates.

How can you introduce adoption to your child's classmates?
Until young children are told otherwise, they may assume that being born to a mother and father is the only way for a family to form. Here are some presentations that parents have developed to introduce adoption to their child's classmates, to head off nosy questions on the playground, and to plant the idea that all families are different—and all kinds of families are wonderful. Questions and Answers “When my daughter, Payton, was in first grade, I learned that the ...

AF readers share their tips and tricks for bring adoption to their kids’ classrooms.

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