Required reading for adoptive families, those considering adoption, or professionals in the field. This practical, informative book covers topics of vital importance to adoptive parents with sensitivity and insight. The authors bring years of experience to the complex emotional issues that parents will negotiate, and expert advice on establishing a healthy, loving parent-child relationship.They need to know that culture is that which is common and customary for a group of people; a culture only becomes exotic when it is taken from its original ... In response to aquot;You dona#39;t act your ethnicity, aquot; young people who are adopted internationally can respond saying, aquot;I was born in . . . ; I was raised American.aquot; If they choose, they can go on to explain what parts of their cultural heritage they celebrate.
|Title||:||Real Parents, Real Children|
|Author||:||Holly Van Gulden, Lisa M. Bartels-Rabb|
|Publisher||:||Crossroad Publishing Company - 1995-01|