The Cradle shared an article on their facebook site today and I thought it would be interesting to share here.
You can read it by clicking here.
No matter the topic of conversation, you really have no idea how important your choice of words can be. I will always be trying to better understand the intricate web of feelings that can be brought to the surface by the use of certain words when talking about adoption. This article captures a few of the reactions that children who are adopted, people who placed children for adoption, and parents who built their families through adoption can have to words or phrases of people who mean well, but don’t always use the best choice of words.