Helping Adopted Children Find Their Identities
by Chris Winston with Deann Borshay LiemThe Adoptive Parent's Choice Child Identity First!
This is not your typical adoptive Parent, In the article the mother puts the children's needs first and in enjoys the experience as the culture gives an American adoptive mother
the gift of experience. Not the typical cookie cutter and loaf of white bread capitalistic society disguised as culture.
Twenty years ago when my husband and I adopted our children from Korea, it was suggested that if we loved them enough they would not crave missing identity elements from their past. Somehow this advice didn't seem right. We wanted to acknowledge our children's experience of often being the only Asian faces among their peers. So, we decided to be the only Caucasian faces among many Asian ones in the Sacramento, California Korean-American community.