Many families here are used to getting intrusive questions, especially if you adopted transracially. I know my family has over the years. I also have a number of friends who shared similar experiences; one shared an awesome perspective.
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After the mother confided that her son didn't know he was adopted, I gently shared my thoughts about why I believe each adopted child should know his or her story from the beginning. Did I cross a boundary?
In the years since adopting my daughter from Ethipia, my views on adoption policy, discourse, and parenting have evolved.
Does joining an adoption forum or online group give you value information or just expose you to people's agendas?
Adopting our daughter changed me in so many ways. Not a day goes by that I don't spend some time thinking about it and what it means.
When faced with childhood challenges, how do you know whether it's related to adoption or a normal kid phase?
As I encouraged my daughter to love her curly hair, I realized that I have not made peace with my own locks' natural state.
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