There is no one correct way to parent any child. This is especially true when it comes to adopting internationally. Hard-and-fast parenting rules don’t apply. Your adopted child may take longer to potty-train; he may need to sleep with you for years; your child may not begin to eat well balanced meals for a long time. Being flexible when parenting any child is important—when parenting an adopted child, especially a child adopted internationally, being flexible is essential. It is hard, but important, to ignore what other people (friends, family and strangers) may think and/or say about your parenting. Being a “conscious parent” will mean that you will be flexible in order to meet your child’s specific needs.
Adoptive Parents Talk About the Importance of Being Flexible in Parenting
An Adoption.com Original Video | International Adoptive Parent Voices
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