22. Do Say This: "I would love to hear your adoption story, when you’re ready. "
If you have ever given birth or visited a mother with a newborn, you probably know about the magic of a birth story. It is an origin tale about how you became a parent and an adoption story works in the same way. Parents find telling their stories healing and empowering, but adoptive parents hesitate to share because we aren’t sure where our stories fit. Tell an adoptive parent that you’d like to hear their story and watch their face light up!