Transitioning Home After Adoption

Transitioning home with newly adopted kids

Transitioning Home After Adoption

Transitioning home with newly adopted kidsRegardless of the age of the child being adopted, bringing a newly adopted child home is an adjustment for the child, for the parents, and for others in the family, and adjusting is hard time-consuming work.

Every parent, and if the child is old enough, every child goes into adoption with expectations of their life post-adoption. Very often these expectations do not meet reality, and unmet expectations bring their own stress.

Preparation in advance for the realities of newly adopted life and support during the transition time is crucial for adoptive families.

Creating a Family has an active and supportive online adoption support group full of people who have survived the transition period and share their experiences and support in the community we’ve built together.

We also have many resources to prepare adoptive families for Transitioning Home After Adoption. Here a few we think you will find particularly helpful:

Many more Creating a Family interviews with experts, blogs, and fact sheets on transitioning home after adoption can be found at the icons below.

Image credit: Mona Loldwoman

Additional Resources

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Creating a Family Radio Shows on Transitioning Home

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Creating a Family Blogs on Transitioning Home

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Creating a Family Factsheets, Tips on Transitioning Home