Writing a journal is a great way to build a stronger sense of self.
Between the ages of six and eight, children begin to ask more sophisticated questions about adoption. Here are some ways to respond.
This straightforward book is perfect for helping parents avoid emotional warfare.
"Mom, just drop us off at the corner!"
When children are exposed to violence—in their first home, at school, or in the media—it's our job as parents to help them process it. Here's how.
A new study has found that adoptees retain a subconscious knowledge of their birth language and may be able to learn the language more quickly as adults.
For the first time, a study compared the health of children who spent time in foster care with those who hadn’t, and it found higher risk levels on several fronts.
When a child has learning problems, often the first step is an Individualized Educational Program (IEP). Here's what you need to know.
"My daughter has greater difficulties with transitions than her friends who were born into their families. If we know a transition is coming, we prepare."
When your preschooler asks questions about adoption, use these age-appropriate answers that emphasize your family's love.
Dr. Jane Aronson shares her own story of adopting a child with developmental delays and reflects on the healing powers of love and permanence.
Why adopt a child with medical special needs? The answers will surprise you and touch your soul.
What you need to know to assess your child's speech and language skills, and how to get help if you suspect trouble.
Why can't my new child sleep?
Inclusive assignments help your grade-schooler, as well as her classmates, learn about their lives and the world around them.
Early assessment can make all the difference when a child has learning or language developmental delays.
I am angry at the price my son has to pay for his birth mother's decision to drink while pregnant — but I can't be angry at her.
While they may appear fragile, premature infants are surprisingly resilient. Here's what you need to know about premature baby adoption and care.
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
Kids' questions about sex are a tad more complicated when adoption is involved. Here, our experts give you the answers you need.