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Adoption Agencies Fayetteville NC

When considering adoption, keep an open mind about whether to adopt domestically or internationally. There are children all around the world in need of good homes. Check below for related information, products and services.

North Carolina Department Of Social Services
(910) 323-1540
Fayetteville, NC
Accident & Injury Law Center
(910) 630-2099
Po Box 1088
Fayetteville, NC
Accident & Injury Assistance Clinic
(910) 488-2100
1300 Pamalee Dr
Fayetteville, NC
Allen Legal Services
(910) 867-7770
Allen Legal Services
Fayetteville, NC
Adams Glenn B Atty
(910) 223-1400
201 Hay St
Fayetteville, NC
North Carolina Department Of Social Services
(910) 875-8725
Raeford, NC
Alan Pittman & Associates
(910) 486-0992
2413 Robeson St
Fayetteville, NC
Anderson & Strickland PA Attorneys At Law
(910) 483-7428
210 E Russell St
Fayetteville, NC
Anderson John Huske II
(910) 483-1171
109 Green St
Fayetteville, NC
Barfield and Radford PA Attorneys At Law
(910) 323-0769
3800 Raeford Rd
Fayetteville, NC

Adopted Child, Adopting an Older Child and Raising Adopted Children

Adopting an Older Child

Adoption is increasingly becoming an option for many parents. While it is a popular choice for single parents and same-sex couples who want to raise children, many opposite-sex couples are also making an active choice for adoption of older children.

Bringing home an older adopted child for the first time requires care. The first few weeks, especially, are crucial. Your approach during this time will significantly impact the relationship your adopted child will share with his or her new family. Here are some tips to help you:

  • Prepare your children in advance: If you already have children, it is important that you talk to them about the new arrival in advance. Prepare them on how they should interact with the adopted child.

  • Assert your role as parent: Establish your role as the parent right from day one. While this may seem difficult, it is important that you combine love with firmness and lay down rules for your child to follow. This is especially important with older kids.

  • Distribute chores and duties: Participating in household chores and duties will help your adopted child integrate with your family. It will also help prevent any resentment in your children.

  • Adapt to your adopted child's needs: Many older children who have been placed in foster care may have a history of neglect or abuse and may be averse to display of intimacy or touch. It is important that you respond sensitively...

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