The Adoption Decision: 15 Things You Want to Know Before Adopting
In North America, more and more families are adding members through adoption. And there are more ways to adopt—and kinds of adoption—than ever. This quick–start resource will help prospective parents consider key emotional and spiritual issues up front...before they plunge into the near–overwhelming mass of details and start to run into roadblocks, even dead ends.
Laura Christianson—an adoption educator and mentor, and an adoptive mom herself—brings her experience and knowledge to address unspoken but crucial questions about...
- Loving an adopted child
- Extended family’s reaction
- Openness in adoption
- The role of birth parents
- Physical disabilities
- Emotional/behavioral challenges
- Racial and cultural prejudices