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Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years
by Patty Cogen
A guide for adoptive parents from preparations for a child's arrival through the teen years.
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published May 7th 2008 by Harvard Common Press
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As someone who will be working with families with internationally adopted children in a counseling capacity starting next week, this book was very helpful for preparing me for possible issues I might see, and providing me with viable, tangible approaches for my families. One star got marked off for the incessant use of "Parent Juice," and the schmaltzy dialouge which wrapped everything up in a nice little bow after about four seconds of intentional parenting work. I know the author addressed ...more