- You must be a strong communicator, capable of expressing, understanding and accepting your own feelings and the feelings of others.
- You must be a good problem solver, which often requires you to be a creative thinker.
- You must be patient, but firm in your interactions with your adopted child.
Your good nature and your love for your adopted child will help you experience the many challenges - and rewards - of parenting.
This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.