Adopting baby vs older children. After 6 years of age child remembers what happened to them. Attachment disorder. Adopting older child – you are doing something wonderful for humanity. Appreciating you for what you’ve done. What happens in orphanages.
Making new adoptees comfortable, transition easier, our needs vs child’s needs, idea of a perfect family, unique needs of a child we don’t know, denial, embarrassment over not a perfect child, education, sexual abuse, involve professionals