THE HEART TO HEART BLOG

Adoption is a lifelong journey, and so is adoption education.  We've written these posts to help you along your way.  Please enjoy, and let us know what you think in the comments section.

Transracial Adoption

Inter-racial Adoptions Provide a Few Surprises

When our first baby was bundled up and handed to us, I held her tight and knew our love would protect her from any racial bias or pain. I was living in a delusional dream world. Our love was important and gave her a safe harbor to come home to when the open sea rocked…
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Where’s the Handbook? Manual of Directions? Guidelines?

There isn’t one! There aren’t guidelines for learning how to instill pride in a child who has been adopted transracially. When my husband, Mat, and I first looked into adoption, we were laser focused on how to adopt a baby rather than how to parent a child who would create our transracial family. We read…
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