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Back to School Tools for Adoptive Parents

The summer is coming to a close and that means it is time for the kids to head back to school. As a parent, you might be curious about ways to make sure your child’s classroom is an accepting environment for their adoption story and we wanted to give you some of the tools to… Continue reading Back to School Tools for Adoptive Parents

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Adoption Awareness in Schools

For many adoptees and adoptive parents, their schools can be very supportive.  Teachers and educators are usually cognitive of diversity in their classrooms. When children hear about adoption from their role models, such as a teacher, it can help validate for them that adoption is a good way to build families. Openly discussing adoption in… Continue reading Adoption Awareness in Schools

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Meeting with Teachers: Do your homework ahead of time

Now that you're an adult with kids of your own, teachers take on a whole new role in your life. Your children see them every day but you might meet with them only a few times the school year. Here's how to make the most of every conference: Decide before hand how much you want… Continue reading Meeting with Teachers: Do your homework ahead of time

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Get Children to and From School Safely

September brings the start of a new school year and the sight of children nationwide walking to school in the morning and back home in the afternoon.  If you're concerned about their safety (and that's only natural), follwo these tips for making sure your children know how to navigate the streets without trouble: Choose the… Continue reading Get Children to and From School Safely