Interracial Families - Multi-Cultural Parenting
Considering Interracial Adoption
Is an interracial adoption for you and your family? What are some things to consider before making your final decision?
The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute Explores Interracial Adoptions
New research done by The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute found that the Multethnic Placement Act or MEPA is not meeting the needs of the African American children in the foster care system. It is being suggested that the original 1994 MEPA was better suited than the 1996 Removal of Barriers to Interethnic Adoption Provisions(IEP) additions.
What do you think about transracial adoptions?
What are your thoughts on this controversial subject?
Cultural Bedtime Stories for Interracial Adoptive or Foster Families
Culture stories to read to your children at bedtime for a time of bonding and learning about different cultures. Find several options for culture stories that would make great bedtime stories for children.
Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Bilingual Children
Step-by-step guide on how to raise a bilingual child. In international adoptions we are faced with the need to help our children maintain some sort of tie to their birth country. Helping the children acquire or maintain their second language is one way to meet this need.
Kids Web Japan
Great web site for kids. Learn about the culture, how to say things in Japanese, and basic recipes.
Culture Quest World Tour
Several different regions to explore. Find recipes, art, stories, and much more.
Special Needs of Transracially Adopted Children
An article from Families Online Magazine.
Kids Activities Page from Rainbowkids.com
A long list of coloring pages with cultural information, find China, Korea, India, Russia, Guatemala, and Mexico.
Culture for Kids
Bilingual books, language learning, videos, software, and multicultural educational resources. Sign up for their free e-mail newsletter too!
Listing of different countries leading to several links. Great resource.