6 Ways To Make Your Transracial Adoption Fail

“I will be the first to admit that I went into transracial adoption completely uneducated,” writes adoptive mom Rachel Galbraith. “Though if you’d asked me at the time, I would have told you I was prepared. However, my eyes were quickly opened to reality and I spent the first little while afraid that I was going to ‘ruin’ my son.”

As she’s gained experience as a parent in a transracial adoption, however, Galbraith has come to identify 6 things you should only do if you really want to make a mess of your child’s racial identity – and 6 things you can do if you’d like the opposite to happen.

Read her thoughts on Adoption.com. 

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at Adoption.com. She currently works as a content specialist at Adopting.org, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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