Adoption Conversations

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Adoption Conversations

Author : Renee Wolfs
ISBN : 1905664354
Genre : Adopted children
File Size : 74.51 MB
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A practical guide to talking about adoption to a child adopted from overseas. It is essential that parents communicate openly with their adopted children, but discussing birth parents and background demands real courage and it can be difficult to know how and when to broach these subjects. This book explores what to tell children at different times in their lives, using example dialogue and suggested questions and answers. Written from the perspective of an adoptive parent, it also teaches parents how to recognise and handle their child's adoption-related grief.
Category: Adopted children

More Adoption Conversations

Author : Renée Wolfs
ISBN : 1905664966
Genre : Adopted children
File Size : 60.51 MB
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This guide for adopters explores how to talk to children and young people about their adoption. It is essential that parents communicate openly with their adopted children, but discussing birth families and the background to an adoption demands real courage. It can be very difficult to know how and when to approach these subjects, especially when young people are struggling with a range of teenage emotions. In accessible language, author Renee Wolfs offers parents concrete strategies for talking about a wide range of issues.
Category: Adopted children

The Intercountry Adoption Debate

Author : Robert L. Ballard
ISBN : 9781443879958
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Meaningful discussion about intercountry adoption (the adoption of a child from one country by a family from another country) necessitates an understanding of a complex range of issues. These issues intersect at multiple levels and processes, span geographic and political boundaries, and emerge from radically different cultural beliefs and systems. The result is a myriad of benefits and costs that are both global and deeply personal in scope. This edited volume introduces this complexity an ...
Category: Family & Relationships

Adoption At The Movies

Author : Addison Cooper
ISBN : 9781784502751
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 82.73 MB
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Get your family talking about adoption with the ultimate collection of films to help the whole family to explore their feelings in a fun and safe way. With a film for each week of the year, Addison Cooper has compiled the best movies, new and old, for family-friendly viewing. Among those featured are Finding Dory, Frozen, Paddington, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kung Fu Panda, Star Wars, Divergent, The Blind Side and I am Sam. Carefully selected, the movies included will help families to comfortably talk about important adoption-related topics. They are accompanied by descriptions of the themes and ideas to get the conversations started. Helping all members of the family to explore both the pain and joy of adoption, they cover a range of issues which can arise such as culture, identity, control, and reunification. With something for everyone - from kids, to teens, to grown-ups - this is a must-have for all adoptive families.
Category: Family & Relationships


Author : Barbara A. Moe
ISBN : UOM:39015047070530
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 86.6 MB
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Presents an overview of adoption with a chronology of milestones in adoption history, biographies of individuals who have affected child welfare and adoption philosophies, and a dissucssion of federal legislation and policies
Category: Family & Relationships