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The everything parent's guide to raising your adopted child : a complete handbook to welcoming your adopted child into your heart and home / Corrie Lynne Player with Brette McWhorter Sember and Mary C. Owen.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-286) and index.
Subject: Adoption
Adopted children
Adopted children Family relationships

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The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child : A Complete Handbook to Welcoming Your Adopted Child into Your Heart and Home
The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child : A Complete Handbook to Welcoming Your Adopted Child into Your Heart and Home
by Player, Corrie Lynn; Owen, Mary C.; Sember, Brette
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The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child : A Complete Handbook to Welcoming Your Adopted Child into Your Heart and Home


For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs--and the list goes on. The Everything® Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential guidebook is packed with reassuring advice on how to handle the most common issues, including: * Questions to ask before adopting * Bonding techniques--from newborn to teenager * Adopting children with special needs * Navigating international adoptions * Helping the adopted child understand and cope with feelings of loss and abandonment * Navigating blended families, single parenting, or same-sex partnerships With this book by their side, adoptive parents will bond with their child for a lifetime! AUTHOR: Corrie Lynne Player, M.Ed. (Cedar City, UT), is a recognized child-rearing expert, and the mother of nine children, three of whom were adopted. She ran a special needs foster home for thirty-five years and has fostered more than forty children. Ms. Player is the author of several parenting books endorsed by the National Foster Parents Association. Her parenting articles have appeared in Family Circle, Parents, and Ladies' Home Journal. Brette McWhorter Sember (Clarence, NY) is a former attorney who focused her practice on family law cases, including adoptions. She has extensive training in all types of cases involving children and served as a law guardian in adoption cases. Mary C. Owen, LCSW (Burke, VA), is the Executive Director of American Foundation for Family Attachment, the Clinical Director of the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, and the Director of "R" Place, a family retreat center offering body-mind-spirit programming for families. She has more than twenty-five years of experience as a mental health counselor, focusing on adoption, children, and the needs of families.
Search Results Showing Item 7 of 518 Preferred library: Rockville Public Library?

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