Adoptees, school, transracial adoption

Helping school age children handle racism

1. Admit that race will be a factor in the way a child of color is treated. Give examples in history and daily life. Examples of racism are plentiful throughout the news, by admitting it and confronting it with your child you are giving them the tools they need to fight it. 2. Agree that… Continue reading Helping school age children handle racism

Adoption Books & Movies, Domestic Adoption, multicultural families

November 2013 Book Reviews

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to The Book of Answers from your Birth Mother: A guided journal for Birthmothers to share… Continue reading November 2013 Book Reviews

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, new fathers, new mothers, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption, Uncategorized

June Book Reviews

Why Can't You Look Like Me? (English and French Edition)by Ola Zuri -The story of an African American girl adopted by a Caucasian family, and her struggle to find her place within a predominately white community. Ola Zuri the author, is a trans-racial adoptee so she knows first hand the struggle to find where you… Continue reading June Book Reviews

adoptive parents, Birth Parents, Domestic Adoption, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption

April Book Review

All reviewed books are available in our branch offices or in our online store. Lets Talk About Race by Julius Lester -  This book is a great way to start a conversation about race and racism.  Geared toward children in grades 1-5 even some older children would enjoy it.  Lester teaches us that everyone has… Continue reading April Book Review