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Learn more on how to adopt a boy or girl that is in need of a family. Though the process can be difficult, the rewards can be amazing.

Preparing To Adopt

The choice to start a family, whether you are going to have children biologically or through adoption, is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. For many people, preparation to adopt a child can be overwhelming. Most...

Adoption – What you Need to Know About Adopting a Child

Each year, there are thousands of families that choose to adopt a child. These aren’t always childless or infertile couples, as many adoptive parents simply feel they have an immense amount of love to share with a child in...

Becoming A Foster Parent

One of the most difficult parts of parenting, and it's not something everyone experiences, is caring for a traumatized child. Yet the majority of children in foster care have been traumatized, and the people who care for them must...

Adopting Children from Foreign Countries

Growing your family is one of those things in life that can take many turns. For many people today, adopting children from foreign countries proves to be a rewarding experience that allows them to take part in just one...

How Lack of Sleep Affects New Parents

Having just had my second baby, I can see the familiar signs of sleep deprivation in my appearance and demeanor: dark circles under my eyes, slouchy posture, slow pace, forgetfulness and, occasionally, a rather short fuse. I’ve even had days when I have opted not to drive my car...

Helping Children Understand Tragic Events

The aftermath of the recent movie theatre massacre in Colorado has left many parents, rightfully so, filled with a healthy dose of fear about the world we live in. It’s difficult to imagine how simply going to see a movie could turn into a surreal scene that looks like something...

Mom, I Like a Boy at School – When Boys Spark Her Interest

One of the last things that you want your daughter to say is, “Mom, I like a boy at school!” It is sort of ironic that when your daughter is 4 or 5 years old, and they come home and tell you that they have a boyfriend you think...

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