Older Child Adoption

Articles on adoption and parenting of older children.

Adopting An Older Child
Advice on adopting and raising an older child. (Marjorie Hershey)

Adopting and Parenting the Older Child
An Interview with Trish Maskew, Author of "Our Own - Adopting and Parenting the Older Child" (Allison Martin)

The Waiting Child
Poem about adoption of an older child. (Debbie Bodie)

Adopting an Older Child from Vietnam: Yes!
An adoptive father describes the adoption of his daughter from Vietnam when she was three years old (Steven Murray).

In Praise of Older Children
A five year old child from the Vietnam countryside settles into school and homelife. (Terry)

See also Adoption Books for more information on adopting older children, attachment, and related topics.