What have we learned over 30 years—and what are we doing now to offer our children a better understanding of who they are?
Our expert discusses the idea of adopting a “matching” sibling — and other ways to strengthen your child’s racial identity.
A mother weaves a strand between her child's Guatemalan heritage and her Arab ethnicity.
Finding someone who understands your child's experience will help him develop a strong sense of self.
In asking that question, was our teenage daughter really asking, Who am I? What am I becoming? How am I different from others?
How do you make sure your child feels good about herself?
Don't despair; these struggles can actually deepen your bond.
She has her backpack, pencils, and notebook. But does she know how to field adoption questions that might come her way?
Why should I try to make my son feel 'the same'? Why shouldn’t I learn to be more like him?
Answers to your parenting questions.
Parents who adopted non-identical twins who have different skin tones wonder how to hand comments about adoption and race. Deborah Johnson offers advice on responding.