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Talking with young children about adoption, Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher

Label
Talking with young children about adoption
Title
Talking with young children about adoption
Statement of responsibility
Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how young children make sense of the fact that they are adopted with 20 accounts of parents talking to their children about adoption
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watkins, Mary
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fisher, Susan M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adopted children
  • Parent and child
  • Adoption
  • Adopted children
  • Adoption
  • Parent and child
  • United States
  • Adoptiefkinderen
  • Ouder-kind-relaties
  • Kleinkind
  • Adoption
  • Adoptivkind
  • Adoptiveltern
  • USA
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
Label
Talking with young children about adoption, Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-252) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: From Telling to Sharing: Changes in Adoption Practice -- Ch. 1. Adoption and the World of the Parent -- Ch. 2. Adoption Research -- Ch. 3. Adoption and the World of the Young Child -- Ch. 4. Stories of Parents and Children Talking Together about Adoption. Teddy and Anna. Teddy: I don't want [my birthfather] to find me. He'd take me away. He'd change his mind. Anna: You know, [in adoption] somebody wins and somebody loses. Laura and Maya. Laura: Mommy, you're not really really my mommy, are you? Maya: Let's call [my birthmom] Forsythia. Jeff and Melissa. Jeff: Why didn't my real mom want me? ... I think she didn't like me. Melissa: I was always wanted. My parents who adopted me wanted me even before I was born. Ian and Elizabeth. Ian: How fast did you go, Mommy, to get me in the car? Elizabeth: Then I was in Daddy's tummy! Mehera. Mehera: Adopting means you love a baby very much and go find her. Kathy and Aaron. Kathy: Who is right, Mom, my birthmom or Jane [who will keeps her baby]? Aaron: It's okay, Mom. You have me now. Daniel Joo Bin: Family Lost and Found. Daniel: You're Oma. That means "Mother" in Korean. Virginia and Jonathan. Virginia: Mom, why would a lady who grew a baby give the baby away? Jonathan: I so sad I didn't grow in your uterus, Mommy. Nora. Nora: Some kids have lots of mothers. Max and Lani: Twins in an Open Adoption
  • Max: Okay, Sis, first I'll marry our friend; then I'll marry you, and one can be the birthmom and one can be the adopted mom. Lani: I wish I had been in your womb. Paul and Steven. Paul: Joey is lucky because his mom is three things -- his mom, his birthmother, and his teacher. Why can't you be three things? Steven: When will I ever see my sister again? Margaret and William: Adoption as "No Big Deal" A Birth and Adoptive Father. Richard: Where the kid came from seems sort of bookish, abstract. -- Appendix A: Two Families Who Decided Not to Talk with Their Young Children about Adoption. Eric: One-Time Telling. Jeremy and Chloe: Deciding to Postpone Telling until Latency -- Appendix B: Adoptive Comments, Questions, and Play Sequences of Adopted Children in the Stories, Arranged by Age
Control code
ocn951623277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300194326
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1cbtxjn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)951623277
Label
Talking with young children about adoption, Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-252) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: From Telling to Sharing: Changes in Adoption Practice -- Ch. 1. Adoption and the World of the Parent -- Ch. 2. Adoption Research -- Ch. 3. Adoption and the World of the Young Child -- Ch. 4. Stories of Parents and Children Talking Together about Adoption. Teddy and Anna. Teddy: I don't want [my birthfather] to find me. He'd take me away. He'd change his mind. Anna: You know, [in adoption] somebody wins and somebody loses. Laura and Maya. Laura: Mommy, you're not really really my mommy, are you? Maya: Let's call [my birthmom] Forsythia. Jeff and Melissa. Jeff: Why didn't my real mom want me? ... I think she didn't like me. Melissa: I was always wanted. My parents who adopted me wanted me even before I was born. Ian and Elizabeth. Ian: How fast did you go, Mommy, to get me in the car? Elizabeth: Then I was in Daddy's tummy! Mehera. Mehera: Adopting means you love a baby very much and go find her. Kathy and Aaron. Kathy: Who is right, Mom, my birthmom or Jane [who will keeps her baby]? Aaron: It's okay, Mom. You have me now. Daniel Joo Bin: Family Lost and Found. Daniel: You're Oma. That means "Mother" in Korean. Virginia and Jonathan. Virginia: Mom, why would a lady who grew a baby give the baby away? Jonathan: I so sad I didn't grow in your uterus, Mommy. Nora. Nora: Some kids have lots of mothers. Max and Lani: Twins in an Open Adoption
  • Max: Okay, Sis, first I'll marry our friend; then I'll marry you, and one can be the birthmom and one can be the adopted mom. Lani: I wish I had been in your womb. Paul and Steven. Paul: Joey is lucky because his mom is three things -- his mom, his birthmother, and his teacher. Why can't you be three things? Steven: When will I ever see my sister again? Margaret and William: Adoption as "No Big Deal" A Birth and Adoptive Father. Richard: Where the kid came from seems sort of bookish, abstract. -- Appendix A: Two Families Who Decided Not to Talk with Their Young Children about Adoption. Eric: One-Time Telling. Jeremy and Chloe: Deciding to Postpone Telling until Latency -- Appendix B: Adoptive Comments, Questions, and Play Sequences of Adopted Children in the Stories, Arranged by Age
Control code
ocn951623277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300194326
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1cbtxjn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)951623277

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