7 Mistakes Even the Best Parents Can Make in Adoption

Have you worried what mistakes you can make in your adoption when it comes to your children? This article addresses several things that even the best of parents can do that shouldn’t be done.

We all try to be our best for our children. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.

Parenting is difficult, regardless of whether it’s in a biological family or an adoptive family. But for adoptive parents, there are often sensitivities that can make it a little bit more complicated.

Personally, I think I have had the good fortune of having parents who loved and cared for me in a way that helped instill strong values within me and led to the successful adult I consider myself to be now. Still, there are things I wish my parents had known—things I wish all adoptive parents knew—that might have resulted in fewer hardships and difficulties for me as a child.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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