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Adopt Children | Adopting Older Kids: Independence vs. Attachment

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Adopt Children

Adopt Children | Adopting Older Kids: Independence vs. Attachment Q: When adopting older kids, how can parents balance the competing goals of creating attachment at the same time as honoring their teens need for independence? A: With patience and empathy.  This can be one of the scariest times for an adoptee.  The unspoken fear of total abandonment…



Adopt A Child | Books On Toddler And Older Child Adoption For Adoptive Parents

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Adopt A Child

Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four by Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero, MA; Gloria Russo Wassell, MS, LMHC; and Victor Groza, PhD. – This is a wonderful resource full of practical and hopeful tips for parents who have adopted a child over age four from foster care or through international adoption.…



Foster Parenting | Nature vs. Nurture in Adoption

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Foster Parenting | Nature vs. Nurture in Adoption Foster Parenting | Adoptive parents want to understand nature vs. nurture or genetics vs. environment in the context of adoption. How much can adoptive parents influence how their children turn out? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and…



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