Balancing Cultural Activities in the Family Routine

As you child develops his identity, he may become less interested in cultural activities.

Balancing cultural activities with the rest of your family routine
When a child is young, adoption-related or cultural events should be part of your family routine, much like school or church. Whether he recognizes the importance of specific activities matters less than learning to think of them as a normal aspect of family life — rather than as "special," one-time events. As they grow, kids may begin to feel indifferent to their heritage. If your child seems to lose interest in his cultural heritage, he may simply be comfortable with ...

If your child seems more interested in soccer than culture camp, don’t panic.


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