Improve Your Motor Skills: "If you brush your teeth (and other small tasks) with the wrong hand, you force the brain to work differently. Your self control with improve." – life hacks #1792 via 1000 Life Hacks
Bringing Awareness to Respectful Adoption Language. I agree with the majority of these, however I think some depend on the context of the situation. For example the use of the term "real parent," depends on how the adoptee/parent defines it, how the other person defines it, who they actually meant to talk about, and more context of the conversation. In general, try to be neutral and just ask.
Bringing Awareness to Respectful Adoption Language
An Adoption Lifebook can be a wonderful way to document your child's birth history. Pictures, letters, photos, his/her original birth certificate and hospital mementos will help a child to be proud of his/her adoption story.
While welcoming an older baby or toddler into your family comes with a host of challenges. If you've adopted an older baby, you're probably still working on bonding with your babe, even at one year old. Here are a few tips to help facilitate the process as you get ready to celebrate your baby's first birthday.