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Beyond Good Intentions: A Mother Reflects on Raising Internationally Adopted Children #2020

Beyond Good Intentions A Mother Reflects on Raising Internationally Adopted Children Beyond Good Intentions is a book of essays about the joys and risks of raising children adopted internationally Cheri Register examines ten pitfalls that well meaning parents like herself can easily s

  • Title: Beyond Good Intentions: A Mother Reflects on Raising Internationally Adopted Children
  • Author: Cheri Register
  • ISBN: 9781597430005
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Beyond Good Intentions: A Mother Reflects on Raising Internationally Adopted Children By Cheri Register, Beyond Good Intentions is a book of essays about the joys and risks of raising children adopted internationally Cheri Register examines ten pitfalls that well meaning parents like herself can easily slip into Wiping Away Our Children s Past Hovering Over Our Troubled Children Holding the Lid on Sorrow and Anger Parenting on the Defensive Believing Race DoeBeyond Good Intentions is a book of essays about the joys and risks of raising children adopted internationally Cheri Register examines ten pitfalls that well meaning parents like herself can easily slip into Wiping Away Our Children s Past Hovering Over Our Troubled Children Holding the Lid on Sorrow and Anger Parenting on the Defensive Believing Race Doesn t Matter Keeping Our Children Exotic Raising Our Children in Isolation Judging Our Country Superior Believing Adoption Saves Souls Appropriating Our Children s Heritage Each essay opens with an exaggerated version of something an adoptive parent might say, to prompt a fresh, intense look at practices so familiar they are seldom questioned, even though they may not serve the children s and the family s best interests Register urges readers to bring their own experiences to bear in a candid conversation about internationally adoptive family life.

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    1. Cheri Register has two adult children adopted from Korea in the 1980 s Her perspective therefore is heavily influenced by both her children and other adult adoptees.Each chapter is an essay on a topic important to international adoption She starts by presenting a worst case scenario, and then discusses the theme or issues that it brings up Examples include hovering too much and assuming that everything has to do with your child s adoption, learning to understand that your child is going to be an [...]

    2. We adopted our daughter as an infant from Vietnam She s now seven I read this book as we waited for her and liked it then, but it was wonderful to go back and read it a few years later A must read for parents adopting internationally.

    3. Written by an adoptive mother, Beyond Good Intentions sensitively examines some of the practical and ethical questions regarding international adoption This book is useful for illustrating this pro adoption viewpoint and also offering many topics for further exploration and discussion.

    4. This is the single most helpful book we ve read so far Practical advice and experience on dealing with common issues in adoption.

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