The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption
- Helping Your Child Grow up Whole
- Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
- Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 03-30-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: Vibrance Press
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Open adoption isn't just something parents do when they exchange photos, send emails, share a visit. It's a lifestyle that may feel intrusive at times, be difficult or inconvenient at other times. Tensions can arise even in the best of circumstances. But knowing how to handle these situations and how to continue to make arrangements work for the child involved is paramount. This book offers listeners the tools and the insight to do just that. It covers common open-adoption situations and how real families have navigated typical issues successfully. Like all useful parenting books, it provides parents with the tools to come to answers on their own, and answers questions that might not yet have come up.
Through their own stories and those of other families of open adoption, Lori and Crystal review the secrets to success, the pitfalls and challenges, the joys and triumphs. By putting the adopted child at the center, families can come to enjoy the benefits of open adoption and mitigate the challenges that may arise. More than a how-to, this book shares a mindset, a heartset that can be learned and internalized, so parents can choose to act out of love and honesty throughout their child's growing up years, helping that child to grow up whole.
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By Robert on 06-26-18
Who is talking?
Using a different narrator or voice for each first-person account would have been immensely helpful. The narration itself was excellent, but I feel that the content didn't lend itself to a single narrator or a single narrator doing a single tone/voice was sufficient to communicate the many voices that contributed to the book.
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