When should you tell your child they were adopted?

Answer There is never been a 'right time' to tell a child they are adopted. It depends on the child, the parents and what morals, ethics guide them. I know of a little girl who is 10 and has yet to find ... Read More »

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At what age should you tell your child that they were adopted?

We told our child from the minute he turned a year old! I had purchased a book called, "Why Was I Adopted," by Carole LIvingston. We read it to him at least once a week from the time he was a yea... Read More »

Could an adopted child's birth certificate be changed so they would not be able to tell they were adopted?

Answer Yes. When a child is legally adopted the child's original birth certificate is amended by court order. The birth certificate will then bear the surname of the adoptive parents and perhaps ... Read More »

How do you tell your child that they are adopted?

Just to let you know i am adopted so i can help here. The best thing you can possibly do is to tell the person in question and then let them know that you love them and no matter what they are your... Read More »

When do adopted children learn that they were adopted?

Children should be told about their adoption even before they are able to verbally communicate. Conversations about adoption should be positive, natural, and factual and communicated in a way that ... Read More »