Being an adoptive parent is hard enough. But when your family is multiracial, things get even trickier. Parenting transracially doesn’t come naturally, nor does it just happen with time. Love is essential—yet by itself, love isn’t enough. Cross-cultural parenting also takes intentionality, listening, learning, growing, repenting, changing . . . then starting all over and doing it again. It’s hard work! And yet, when an adoptive family honors the ethnic heritages of their children, the whole family—as well as the watching world—gets to see the beauty of a gloriously creative God.
By Betsy de Thierry Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, ISBN-13: 978-1785921360, 80 pages, $14.95 Providing straightforward answers to these complex questions, “The Simple Guide to Child Trauma” is the perfect starting point for any adult caring for or working […]
After her father’s death Georgina unravels the truth about her parentage — and the racial identity she had been denied. She fled from England and the turmoil of her home-life to live in Black communities […]