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Preparing Yourself and Your Children to Adopt an Older Child

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Creating a Family

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Adopting an older child takes preparation for the parents, the existing children in the family, and the new child. Join our guests to learn tips for smoothing this transition when adopting an older child from abroad.  Abbie Smith, adoptive mother and Director of Clinical Services at Holt International, specializing in attachment therapy, trauma and parenting of adopted children; and adoptive moms, Shila Henderson, who adopted two older daughters from China, and Vicki Hanson, who adopted an older son from Ethiopia. International adoption of a preschool child. Adopting from Ethiopia, adopting from China, adopting from Russia.