Talking about Adoption with an 8-year-old

When BE and I were at the market this summer, she asked me about something that might or might not have happened when she was a baby. I responded, “I don’t know, I guess we’d have to ask your first parents.” This kind of comment in our family isn’t unusual. but that day, BE gaveContinue reading “Talking about Adoption with an 8-year-old”

Talking about adoption with a 4-year-old

In a previous post, I wrote about an adoption conversation I had with BC when he was 3. Now he’s 4, and our conversation has changed slightly. Our adoption talk used to be initiated by me, and mostly consisted of me telling him that he has two moms and two dads and then reciting ourContinue reading “Talking about adoption with a 4-year-old”