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The creator of Outside Looking In with his family

Transracial Adoption: A History in Black & White

Transracial Adoption: A History in Black & White

What have we learned over 30 years—and what are we doing now to offer our children a better understanding of who they are?

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Paula Hajar's son learns about his cultural heritage

“Connecting with a Culture”

A mother weaves a strand between her child's Guatemalan heritage and her Arab ethnicity.

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Finding strong role models for your child is important

Finding Good Role Models

Finding someone who understands your child's experience will help him develop a strong sense of self.

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An adopted child ponders her racial differences

“Am I Really Pretty?”

In asking that question, was our teenage daughter really asking, Who am I? What am I becoming? How am I different from others?

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The search for identity can be a trying time for any teen

Forging an Identity

Don't despair; these struggles can actually deepen your bond.

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Bringing up adoption in school is your family's decision

Is Your Child Ready for School?

She has her backpack, pencils, and notebook. But does she know how to field adoption questions that might come her way?

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White adoptive parents in a multiracial family

“Embracing Differences”

Why should I try to make my son feel 'the same'? Why shouldn’t I learn to be more like him?

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