Our culture isn't always compassionate toward those who fall outside the "norm." But we can help our children embrace their uniqueness — and become more tolerant, too.
Heritage trips help children discover their past-and inspire who they'll become. Help your child prepare for the journey with these expert-tested tips.
In the film “Outside Looking In,” a transracial adoptee explore the complexities of his identity.
Here's what to consider before this summer's session begins.
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.