6 Ways to Cultivate Your Adopted Child’s Culture into Your Life

Incorporating your child's culture into your family's life is important.

Shelley Skuster May 31, 2018

I can’t pretend to know what it’s like to be adopted into a family outside of my own race, but as a mother via transracial adoption, I am committed to learning how to cultivate my child’s culture into our family.

I’ve spent a handful of years learning from adoptees and people of color how important it is to instill racial pride in our children.

Here are six ways to do so:


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Shelley Skuster

Shelley is a former award-winning television journalist who traded in suit coats and red lipstick for a messy bun and yoga pants. She's a freelance writer who stays at home with her three daughters who are all ((gasp)) under the age of three and came to her via adoption and birth. She's the woman behind the blog Shelley Writes, and she can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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