advice please. Sons homework assignment "Whats in a Name?
My 9 year old adopted son is in 4th grade. We discussed before school started that he was at an age he does not want to share he is adopted. Although most of his friends already know. I did not tell his Teacher (but I'm sure she has access to his school records).
His homework assignment is to interview his parents about his given name and why. The questions do not apply to us. We did not name him. We choose to keep his given name from Birth mom because we always loved that name. (Matthew Ryan) of course we changed last name. His name means "Gift of God"
Advice how should we approach this project. Note says the answers will be used for a later project.
My son has stressed he does not want me to help him write the answers.
Should I contact the teacher? I don't want him to feel left out or asked uncomfortable questions he doesn't want to discuss.
Thanks How have you or would you approach this?