Parenting Your Adopted Child

Now that your adopted child is home, you may find yourself in some new and unexpected situations. Here's some advice for navigating trouble spots.

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My Harrowing TSA Experience Reminded Me What it Means to Have a Child Who Doesn't Look Like Me

My daughter, now 6, and I had traveled several times before and never had an issue. But on this particular trip, the TSA agent uncomfortably questioned my little girl, who I adopted at birth. She was too scared to even answer. And when I vented on social media, I wasn't expecting other moms to be so insensitive.
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Books About Adoption for Kids

These children's adoption books for parents are full of easy-to-understand lessons in family dynamics, touching stories of love, and adorable characters to help kids understand what it means to be adopted.
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Level of Involvement for Birth Parents

Here's what you need to know about the involvement of birth parents after your adoption is complete.
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When One Child Is Adopted and the Other Isn't

These 4 must-know tips will help your family mesh no matter what your circumstances.
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Helping Adopted Kids Adjust

Understanding the unique needs of children adopted after infancy.
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10 Questions Not to Ask Adoptive Parents

Learn what not to say to parents of adopted children -- and why you shouldn't say it -- with this adoption etiquette primer.