Many adoptive parents agonize over telling their child that they were adopted. They worry that the child may be hurt by the news, reject them as parents or that the news will somehow weaken their family bond. However, telling your child about their adoption can end up being a positive experience, affirming your love for them and valuing their place in the family. How can you approach the topic of adoption with your child?
It’s finally done. After many months and negotiations that seemed endless, you have it: You’re newly signed divorce decree. It’s done. You’re finished and you are relieved that you can now move on with your life.
What’s keeping you awake at night? The stack of unpaid bills sitting on your desk? The nasty phone call you got from a bill collector while you were at work? Your nearly empty fridge and trying to figure out if you have enough on your credit card to grab a few groceries until pay day?