Author Archives: Michelle Keyes

Talking to Children About Adoption – Part 2 of 4

When talking to your child about their adoption story and you are discussing the circumstances around the placement, be honest with your child, but keep it age appropriate. Again, try to incorporate examples from every day life to make it easier to understand. For example, if your child’s birthmother was young, you could use an […]

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Talking to Children About Adoption – Part 1 of 4

It’s a good idea to think about talking to your child about their adoption story before they begin asking questions. If you begin using positive adoption language from the very beginning, they will learn it too and there won’t be anything “odd” or “uncomfortable” about it. Children learn the words that they hear and they […]

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