I know I’ve posted about this before, but as a mama via adoption myself, it’s something I can’t stress enough.  People say silly things and they don’t necessarily mean anything negative, but words can impact our little ones.  And even more so, our reactions to these comments can impact our little ones.  Before our first daughter was born, we printed off lists and articles like the one I’ve linked to below for our friends and family.  It was an awesome way to feel productive and like we were doing something during the wait and also something that’s served us great since.  Our friends and families have, in turn, become advocates for this positive adoption language to others. 🙂 

HERE is a link to a great article that I read on Parents’ website.