What I Wish I Had Known Before Adopting: Preparing for Adoption and Dispelling Adoption Myths
by Venice Kichura
Preparing for adoption involves more than setting up a nursery. It also means learning how to be more sensitive to the needs of adoptees so adoptive parents can be better prepared when their adopted children deal with emotional issues concerning their adoption. Besides addressing thoughtless comments, this article (about 7,700 words) exposes several of the myths linked with adoption.