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Making Sense of Adoption: A Parent's Guide

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When to tell, What to tell, and How to tellChildren who are adopted have predictable and often unspoken concerns about themselves and how they joined their families. In this wise and timely guide, Lois Melina, author of the classic manual Raising Adopted Children, helps parents anticipate and respond to those concerns in ways that build self-esteem. Through sample conversa ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published September 1st 1989)
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In the book Making Sense of Adoption: A Parent’s Guide by Lois Ruskai Melina, we learn when to tell, what to tell and how to tell our children who are adopted. They often have predictable and often unspoken concerns about themselves and how they joined our families. In this guide the author helps parents anticipate and respond to these concerns in ways that build self-esteem. There are many sample conversations, reassuring advice, and age-specific activities in this book for questions like: When ...more
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