Since a child’s medical and emotional needs can be in flux, a proactive parenting approach is crucial to meeting their needs.
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Connections to birth country, culture and language are as important for international adoptees as they are complex. As families have conversations about heritage and heritage travel, it's important that everyone is part of conversation.
"What happens when love isn’t enough?" This article talks about adoption and dissolution, safeguards that can help families thrive, and the support that's available when families are having difficult conversations.
What informs adoptees' responses to transition, and what can parents can do to support their children through change?
Some tips for families about how to build and strengthen emotional connections with children who've joined their families through adoption, especially parents who've adopted older kids.
Read about post placement reporting from a different perspective, and find out what the U.S. Department of State wants families to know about the difference these reports make.