Is Your Child Ready for School?

Before your child ventures into the world, do you need to bring up adoption at his school?

Bringing up adoption in school is your family's decision
Back in the 1980s, when my son, Eric, was 8, he came home from school one afternoon reporting that he had a bad day. A girl in his classroom had shared birthday cupcakes with the kids, which Eric did not eat because of a food allergy. One of his friends loudly announced to the class that Eric didn't eat a cupcake because he was adopted. Eric didn't know what to say, and didn't discuss the incident with any of the ...

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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