Talking to your child about their adoption

Bill Horn, Adoptive Dad, shares advice for adoptive parents on how to talk to your child about their adoption and raising a child in an open adoption
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Talking to your child about their adoption

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It's going to be pretty clear to Simone, as she gets a little bit older, that two men can't have a baby. Being adopted is part of our daily discussions at home. There is a photo of Scout and myself, with our birth mom between us in the hospital holding Simone. Simone has conversations on the phone with her birth mom occasionally. It's just part of the process that we went through. Simone will never question, "Where did I come from" or "Does my mom love me?" She'll know that her birth mother always loved her and always will love her. It's part of her story. Adoption is just part of our daily discussions in our home.

Bill Horn, Adoptive Dad, shares advice for adoptive parents on how to talk to your child about their adoption and raising a child in an open adoption

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Bill Horn and longtime partner, Scout Masterson (aka "The Guncles") appear on the hit reality television show "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood". During the previous seasons of the show, viewers experienced “The Guncles” commitment ceremony planned by Tori Spelling and the beginning of their journey towards parenthood through the open adoption process. Show fans quickly became excited in sharing this journey with Bill and Scout, and they maintain a large, mixed male and female fan base of all ages. Bill and Scout have welcomed a beautiful newborn daughter into their lives, Simone Lynn Masterson-Horn. Bill and Scout are currently filming Season 6, "The Guncles" are excited to share their journey into parenthood with their fans.

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