Telling a child about her adoption 7 - 8 yrs

With many more children getting adopted, adoption is seen as normal. Yet the first time you tell your child that she or he is adopted is tougher than one realises. Here is how I created it for my child.

  • Step 1

    Article on

    Read the article. There are many such articles online. And certain books mentioned.

  • Step 2

    Tell me again about the night I was born

    This book, with illustrations is ebook to read to and read with the child. Use the book to describe how your story went - how you heard the news etc Tell me again about the night I was born. Tell me again how you would adopt me and be my parents. Tell me again about the first time you held me in your arms. Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell, author and illustrator of the best-selling When I Was Little: A Four Year Old's Memoir of Her Youth, have joined together again to create a fresh new picture book for every parent and every child. In asking her parents to tell her again about the night of her birth, a young girl shows that it is a cherished tale she knows by heart

  • Step 3

    The day we met you

    Step by loving step, a couple prepares their home for the arrival of their adopted baby. "When the happy couple holds their smiling infant for the first time ... the joy is almost palpable". -- Publishers Weekly. "Adopted children love to hear their homecoming stories over and over, and this is a perfect book to encourage such retellings". -- School Library Journal.

  • Step 4

    God found us you

  • Step 5

    a story telling video about how the child came home

    Use pictures and animation tools if possible to create and edit the personal story of you, your suppose and how the child came home