20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed



“Speaking from her own experiences as an adoptee, Eldridge shares proven strategies and the moving narratives of nearly 100 adoptive families, helping parents gain a deeper understanding of their children’s needs as well as their own. By truly listening to your child, by learning to speak his heart language, you’ll learn to connect with him on every level, opening the channels of communication-and keeping them open forever. Discover how to:

  • talk candidly with your child about her adoption and her birth family
  • help your child move past his “broken life” narrative
  • connect with other adoptive families and build a support network
  • handle negative birth-parent history openly and honestly
  • cope with emotional triggers–what to do when you “lose it”
  • and much more”
Author: Sherrie Eldridge
Additional Author: Delta
ISBN: 978-0-385-34162-2
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