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Early on, adoption talks with my kids were cheerful and sprinkled with words like "love" and "family." As they grow, we've begun having more serious dicussions about racism and perceptions of our family.
I never thought my son could have difficulties with attachment because we adopted him as a newborn. I was quite wrong...
I've come to realize that, when I'm volunteering at my children's school, I can't leave my adoption hat at home.
None of the parenting books, adoption or general, I've read, online communities I've joined, or Supernanny episodes I've seen addressed what to do when your children start teasing each other about their birth families.
I'd wanted to get a tattoo for years, but wondered what design would keep me happy for the rest of my life. Finally it hit me. What's nearer or dearer to my heart than adoption?
Some parents who adopt transracially don't discuss adoption because they think their children will figure it out. Is that right?
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