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Raising adopted children : practical reassuring advice for every adoptive parent / Lois Ruskai Melina.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck 649.1 MEL (Text to phone) 34027091654270 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding PS 649.145 Mel (Text to phone) 33620108247434 Parent Shelf Available -
Salem Free Public Library 649.145 MEL (Text to phone) 33640130563327 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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General Note:
"A Solstice Press book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-359) and index.
Summary, etc.:
In this completely revised and updated edition of "Raising Adopted Children," Lois Melina, editor of "Adopted Children" newsletter and the mother of two children by adoption, draws on the latest research in psychology, sociology, and medicine to guide parents through all stages of their child's development. Melina addresses the pressing adoption issues of today, such as open adoption, international adoption, and transracial adoption, and answers parents' most frequently asked questions, such as: How will my child "bond" or form attachments to me? When and how should I tell my child that he was adopted? What should schools be told about my child? Will adoption make adolescent upheavals more complicated? Up-to-date, sensitive, and clear, "Raising Adopted Children" is the definitive resource for all adoptive parents and concerned professionals.
Subject: Adopted children > United States.
Parenting > United States.

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