Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children

Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children

by Rachel Garlinghouse

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Overview

Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children by Rachel Garlinghouse

Are you prepared to adopt and parent transracially? Transracial adoption can be a daunting and exhilarating journey. At times you feel incredibly isolated and lost. However, with this conversational and practical guide in hand, you will be able to adopt with confidence and parent with education, empathy, and enthusiasm. Whether you are new to adoption, a seasoned adoptive parent, or you are an adoptee, birth parent, or adoption professional, COME RAIN OR COME SHINE will enhance your understanding and appreciation for transracial adoption.

The book contains extensive resource lists, discussion/reflection questions for adoptive parents, and advice and research from experts in the adoption field.

Recommended by MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry: "We had an amazing guest on the MHP show about a year ago who is white and raising black adopted children, Rachel Garlinghouse. I love her book Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children." (from Jezebel, Melissa Harris-Perry Answers Your Questions, 4/6/14)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478310860
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/05/2013
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 1,019,445
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rachel Garlinghouse is mothering four children whom she was chosen to parent through domestic, infant, open, transracial adoption. Her experiences have been shared in hundreds of articles and in the media, including MSNBC, NPR, CBS, and CNN. She can be reached at whitesugarbrownsugar.com

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