Webinar: Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adopted Parents Knew
Adopted people and adoptive parents donâ€™t always look at adoption the same way. Many of the issues adoptees struggle with may be difficult for parents to understand and come to terms with. And itâ€™s ever changing. A parentâ€™s and a childâ€™s adoption experiences change over time, based on life events, ability to understand the circumstances, and new facts as they become available or are discovered.
Understanding your childâ€™s feelings about adoption is essential, so how do you gain some insight?
Weâ€™ve gathered a panel of adopted people, to discuss:
- What they wish their parents had known
- What feelings they shared with their parents and what they kept to themselves
- What kept them from talking to their parents when they were younger and why
- What you as a parent can do to help your child express himself