Talking with Young Children about Adoption

by Mary Watkins

Paperback, 1995

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This book, for parents of children ages two to ten, discusses what to say to adopted children and when to say it. It also explores how kids respond to the concept of adoption, how they incorporate it into their make-believe play, and what worries they have.



Yale University Press (1995), Edition: Reissue, 270 pages

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LibraryThing member hypatia_lea
The example conversations given in this book are good.
But in general, if you're considering how to talk to your own child - I think it's possibly more useful to just go to a few adoption support group events (or join some egroups) and chat with other adoptive parents about how they approached this
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with their own children.
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