• 6 things you should know when you've adopted a child of a different race or culture, according to an expert

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Aminah Ali, LMSW, works in foster care and adoption and advises parents to embrace rather than ignore diversity within their families.
    Parents should learn about the heritage of their child's birth parents and find ways to incorporate it into family life.
    Strangers are not entitled to information about your family's makeup and Ali encourages parents not to feel pressured to answer nosy questions.
    Addressing your own implicit bias will help you educate yourself about unfamiliar experiences your child might have on the basis of their skin color.
    Being an adoptive parent comes with its own...
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