Living in a diverse society, families come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and experiences. Being an adoptee can bring up identity issues for children and teens. Transracial adoption is when an adoptee is of a different cultural and/or racial heritage from their adoptive parents. With transracial adoption, an adoptee’s identity formation can become more complex. With that in mind, how can parents honor, support and connect with cultural and ethnic experiences for their child and family? This may seem like a challenge so let’s explore some ideas and strategies.
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