The November 14th Adoption Book of the Day – “Attachment Parenting: Developing Connections and Healing Children”

The Adoption Book of the Day for today is “Attachment Parent: Developing Connections and Healing Children”!Thanks Michele Fried for this great review! If you live in Western New York, you are lucky to have Dr. Becker-Weidman and the Center for Family Development located here. Right in the heart of Williamsville, NY, Dr. Becker-Weidman and his team provide a comprehensive approach to adoptees and their families. The author of many books on the topic of attachment, this book Attachment Parenting describes a comprehensive approach to parenting children who have had a traumatic history. I was going to re-write the description of the book in my own words but honestly, felt the

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“You Aren’t My Real Parent”…And Other Joys of Parenting Adopted Teenagers

by Regina M. Kupecky, LSW Many parents have explained adoption to their children in developmentally congruent ways while the children are young and find little conflict. Relieved that the task of “telling “went so well the topic is sometimes put away. When parents were adopting their interest in adoption was very high, but as the years go by the topic usually becomes less important to the adults as the child becomes their child. Adoption is talked about less often. Conversely the infant has little cognitive awareness of adoption but as they grow older may have more questions and feel unable to bring them up. Suddenly in the teen years parents

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