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Adopting an Older Child When You're Already Parenting


How do you prepare your child(ren) for a new sibling who will come home as a toddler or an older child? “I’m Getting a New Brother or Sister!” in the Spring 2014 issue explains how to maintain your child’s excitement while preparing her realistically for any challenges your family may face as you integrate its newest member.

If you adopted an older child when you were already parenting one or more children, share how you explained and helped your “resident” children handle reduced parental time, behavior stemming from trauma, becoming a more visible family, or how you helped all your children bond.

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