Along with the joy of adopting a child comes a stream of sometimes prying or hurtful questions. Be prepared with these brief and effective answers:
Is that your real child?
Yes. I'm a real parent raising a real child.
Are your kids from another country?
We're a family, so we live together.
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He's so lucky to have been adopted.
We're the fortunate ones to be his parents.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Answering Obnoxious Adoption Questions
From Parenting.com, Answers to Obnoxious Adoption Questions; noting new there, but notable because a mainstream parenting site is addressing the issue: