Did I Come From Your Tummy?

How to answer this and other new questions about your child's adoption story.

A mother tells her child's adoption story
Three- to 5-year-olds are making sense of a large, complicated world, in which they command center stage and their imagination runs free. They have an incessant desire to understand how things work now. But their questions can come up at any time, often taking us by surprise. What It All Means Developmentally, the questions preschoolers ask are right on target. Their minds are expanding as they begin to connect ideas and apply these concepts to themselves. Even if you've shared ...

Preschoolers ask the darnedest questions, but don’t be afraid to answer them.


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