7 Mistakes Even the Best Parents Can Make in Adoption


Parenting is difficult, regardless of whether it’s in a biological family or an adoptive family. But for adoptive parents, there are often sensitivities that can make it a little bit more complicated.

Personally, I think I have had the good fortune of having parents who loved and cared for me in a way that helped instill strong values within me and led to the successful adult I consider myself to be now. Still, there are things I wish my parents had known—things I wish all adoptive parents knew—that might have resulted in fewer hardships and difficulties for me as a child.