Monthly Archives: January 2012

Facebook allows natural parents to track down adopted children, charities warn

The popularity of social networking websites has seen an increase in breaches of guidelines against unplanned contact with hundreds of adopted children unexpectedly hearing from their natural families.

Read the report here

Note:

Social media is here to stay so maybe the real lesson to be learned from this story is the need to ┬áinform children, at the earliest opportunity, that they are adopted so that the experience becomes a ‘norm’ and a common and ┬ánatural feature of many families, which it is, that is both acceptable and accepted.

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