Steve was a panelist for our Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew
webinar. Many of you had follow up questions for Steve -- Here are his comments!
What words to we use to let our children know we are acknowledging their loss? How do we let them feel
Since we didn't get to all of your questions during our Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew
webinar, we're answering some of them here!
Here are some comments from Amy.
Did you ever feel like your parents talked about adoption TOO much - or feel like your bad days/feelings
Did you check out our Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew
webinar? Our panelists answered some pretty tough questions and openly told us about their histories. Throughout
the webinar, there was one really strong theme for adoptive families -- create open lines of communication with
Don't let a child's outward appearance fool you. All internationally adopted children--even "chubby,"
"stocky," and "solid-looking" ones--are at risk for malnutrition!
Sometimes, it's quiet obvious; they come home in bodies that are clearly aching for food.
Wasting typically results from acute malnutrition that occurs due to a calorie deficit (low calorie intake
Adoption is portrayed in a variety of ways on television and in movies, but most of the time, the depiction of
adoption is outrageous or even offensive. In the past we've seen a teenage birthmom in Glee change her image and
attempts to reclaim custody of a child she placed
Discussion, advice and a few of our favorite experts. All for families formed through adoption.