Category Archives: adoptee

Helping Adoptees and Foster Kids Identify and Describe Hidden Loss

The problem of hidden losses is exposed in this post with the answer of parental understanding and intervention to help the child grieve.

Yep, we adoptees and foster kids are well guarded when it comes to talking about sadness and loss. Parents will gain hope from this post on what they can do to help their child move through it successfully.

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Five Social Media Landmines for Searching Adoptees and Foster Kids

This is photo of adopted woman searching for birth family on social media. She's not aware of how she may be hurt. This post provides five landmines for her to be aware of to keep herself safe.

  I believe all adoptees are searching for lost relatives, even if subconsciously. With the growth of social media it is commonplace to find a lost relative. Facebook was my means of finding my birth brother, Jon. Connections may occur, creating an emotional high, But often there are landmines for which no one is prepared. Here are five landmines for

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Become Your Adopted/Foster Child’s Cheerleader In Adoptions’ Olympics

The problem of the invisible race of adoptees and foster kids is greatly helped by parental understanding of special needs. A list of special needs is provided in this post for parent. Need on every leve.

Want to see how much adopted and foster kids are like Olympians? We run like Olympians every day in dealing with special needs resulting from relinquishment. Helpful is parental understand of special needs. List provided. Parents can become #1 cheerleaders.

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