1) Seek to understand the challenges
2) Resist the temptation to be “colorblind”
3) Talk to your children about race
Have you adopted transracially? I would love to hear how others have supported your family in the comments!
April is a follower of King Jesus, wife to Adam, and mom to little J and baby I. She lives in Connecticut and loves experimenting in her kitchen with simple, nourishing recipes, while strategically keeping to a tight ministry budget. After a number of years serving in campus ministry, and living overseas in China, she has enjoyed putting roots down in her local church. She writes at April Swiger where she shares about adoption from foster care, being a pastor’s wife, eating real food, and living a more natural and simplified lifestyle. Her aim is to put the gospel on display while redeeming the great and high calling of homemaker.