Adopted: The Identity Project

The question of how adoption impacts ones identity has always been a hot topic, for adoptees and parents alike.Mei Kelly, a senior at Evanston Township High School, a China adoptee, wanted to explore this further by sharing the stories of adopted teens in the U.S. today. Mei's documentary, Adoption and Identity

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5 Questions to Help Adoptive Parents Teach Discipline

In September, Dafna Lender, LCSW, Clinical Director of The Theraplay Institute, joined us for a live webinar to help adoptive parents understand discipline and attachment issues with adopted children. We ran out of time for the Q&A portion of the webinar. Here, Lender answers five follow-up questions from attendees. My child

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Adoption Nutrition: The Transition Diet

The transition diet helps bridge the gap between your child’s native diet and what eventually will become her regular diet at home. The goal is to provide calories for growth and to encourage your child to eat without a battle. While providing nutritious foods during this transition is optimal, it’s

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Homeland Tour Panel Follow Up Questions

There were some follow up questions for our Homeland Tour Webinar panel, so Tessa, Tara and Judy have answered a few here!Tessa, you mentioned that there were some emotional experiences you had during your trip. Would you mind describing some of those? Did you feel that the trip helped you

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Discussion, advice and a few of our favorite experts. All for families formed through adoption.