Friday, June 30, 2017

Adoption Across Racial And Cultural Lines

Although transracial adoption is becoming more common, many adoptive parents and couples are wanting children to look like them. Couples may find it an easier transition for the child to adjust when the physical features of their new child somehow are similar to theirs. However, in transracial adoptions, the reality is the skin color, hair color and texture, and eye color will differ dramatically which, unfortunately, can make it challenging for families. Even though ethnicity and culture matter, parents should not be banned from adopting children who come from a different culture.


Can You Be Stopped From Adopting In Another Country?

These days, most countries allow multi-racial adoption and allow the adoptive parents to take the child away from their home to the parents country. However, there are a few countries that have strict rules about allowing parents to adopt from a different country and take them abroad, especially if the child has to leave their home and go back to the adoptive parents country where everything is unfamiliar to them.


 Adoptive Parents Must Be Equipped

 AdoptionsFromTheHeart recognizes that a lot of families adopt across racial and cultural boundaries and international adoption would be ideal for those families who choose that option. In such circumstances, it helps to have support across the board to be able to raise children in an environment that is color-blind and helps them transition to becoming American. There are many resources that help families adopting across racial and cultural boundaries that help them navigate the challenges that arise with these types of adoptions.

Unlike past years, these days it has become much easier for parents to adopt a child or children. Whether the child comes from a different culture, race, religion, or ethnicity, minority children and orphans need a loving home with caring parents.

To learn more about adoptions, contact our Adoptions From The Heart offices in:

Greensburg, PA (Pittsburgh)
1225 S Main St #207
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 853-6533

Philadelphia, PA
30 Hampstead Cir
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 642-7200

Allentown, PA
2212 Union Blvd
Allentown, PA 18109
(610) 432-2384  

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