School projects that focus on family or personal history can be challenging or painful for our children. Learn why, and what you can do to create a more inclusive environment for your child and all of her classmates. | BY BROOKE RANDOLPH, LMHC
My daughter came to me at nine years old, so neither of us knows what she looked like as a baby, but walking these aisles is a way for us to recreate what we both lost. | BY RACHAEL MOSHMAN
After a late-summer day at the beach led to wistful new questions, I learned that talking about adoption with my child isn’t always straightforward. | BY ANNE SAWAN
Seeing characters who look like them—and the adults they’ll grow into—in the pages of a book is powerfully affirming for our children. Here are some of our favorites to add to your shelves at home and donate to your child’s school or teacher.
Parents weigh in on talking with their child’s teacher and sharing resources at the start of a new school year.