Tips For Helping Your Child Cope with Intrusive Questions

Even in the most diverse places, kids will almost certainly encounter questions about adoption at school. Use this guide to help them answer the most common ones with truth and humor.

How to Help Your Child Answer Intrusive Adoption Questions

When my daughter Hope started kindergarten at her progressive school here in diverse New York City, we were both taken by surprise by the persistent, direct adoption questions she faced from classmates, questions that adults would be reluctant to pose.


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