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Transracial Adoption Parenting

Advice for adoptive parents on transracial and cross cultural issues, including articles on raising children from multiple countries, coping with racism, and the benefits to society of transracial and cross cultural adoption.

Also, you may be interested in my reviews of children's multi-racial books, children's diversity books, and transracial adoption books for adults.

Transracial Adoptive Parenting Articles:

Three Worlds -- One Family
An American adoptive family unites three cultures: Chinese, Vietnamese and Irish. (Caroline Daniel)

A Gentle Morning Mist
When an adoptive mother and her child visit Vietnam to immerse themselves in Vietnamese culture, they also discover a deepened connection as a family. (Renee Friedman)

Joy and Surprises from Abroad - Assimilation and Transracial International Adoption
Relationship between assimilation and international transracial adoption. Assimililation works both ways for international transracial adoptive families. (Adam Pertman)

Coping with Asian American Stereotypes
Challenges and frustrations of Asian American sterotypes. (Linh Lam)

An Adoptive Family Returns to Lang Son, Vietnam
We landed at Noi Bai airport and I had to fight to hold back the tears. I was choked up. . .it was my baby's first trip back to Viet Nam. (Laura Polkowski)

Community Support and Multi-cultural Adoption
Dr. Victor Groza explains the importance of community support for your child and family in multi-cultural adoptions. (Allison Martin)

A Vietnamese Family in France - A Children's Tale of Two Cultures
The joys of growing up with two cultures are explored in this interview with Caroline Hatton, author of the children's novel, Véro and Phillipe. (Allison Martin)

Acceptance - A French Vietnamese Girl in France
Excerpt from a children's novel, a young Vietnamese girl in French finds acceptance. (Caroline Hatton)

Clippings.. Real Mother and Racism
Baby book clippings spark a touching conversation between mother and her son, adopted during Vietnam Operation Babylift. (Pamela Chatterton Purdy)

The Chao Ban Vietnam Adoption Newsletter website provides more articles on growing up Asian and Vietnamese culture.

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