"The Same, But Different"

Are we treating our adopted child differently? And if we are....is that okay?

Are we treating our adopted child differently?
"Daddy, can we have our little talk now?" seven-year-old Zachy will ask in his small raspy voice right before bedtime. This is our special time together — just the two of us. We get all cozy underneath his blanket and trade stories about our days at school and work, him telling me about his meetings and deals, me telling him about recess and the snacks I traded for at lunch. Tonight, though, I need Zachy to help me with my ...

When an adopted child gets most of your attention, it doesn’t mean you love your other child less.


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