Facing Birth Mother Discussions Without Fear

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Submitter Name: 
Lavender Luz
Content Creator Name: 
Lori Lavender Luz
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Write Mind Open Heart.com
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Parenting
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Why did my birth mom give me away? Can I go live with her now? How did I come to be your son? My 8 year-old asks me questions about his adoption.

How does a parent stay tuned-in when a child asks such questions, or when he cries for his loss? This mom reveals seven tips for remaining present during intense parenting moments.