“Am I like my Ethiopia mommy?”
“Did my tummy mommy love me?”
“Why didn’t she keep me?”
These questions can pop up any time but birthdays and holidays are sometimes a trigger and provide a special opportunity to process the grief that is part of every adoption. Here is a beautiful way to help your adopted son or daughter honor their birth parents on their birthday – a time when lots of questions and feelings may come to the surface and grief is revisited…
11 points to help get you started
Please leave a comment and share your own ideas for ways to help kids process their emotions about their birth family.