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Being a Single Mother: The Silver Lining of Adoption

Gone are the days when choosing to become a mother of her own was a taboo. Today, society has become more progressive. It completely accepts women who want to become mothers without waiting for getting married.

Many women are putting off having kids because of work and financial-obligations. As a result, many realize late in their childbearing years that they want to have kids. For many such women, adoption shows a way to fulfill their maternal-instincts. And provide a loving and…

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Added by Laurie Colton on February 24, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

An Ideal Adoption

It really brings great joy while adopting a child into the lives of both the parents and the child. Since, every adoption varies & there are some basic disciplines that all adoptive parents should follow.

Love: It really goes without saying, but genuinely loving an adopted child will go a long way.

Trust: Keep your word and show…

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Added by Laurie Colton on January 21, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

7 Things Pregnant Teens Ask Prior to Considering Adoption as an Option

Last year, more than 300,000 teenagers had babies, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. About 3,000 made the decision to find adoptive parents for their babies. 

Here are seven common questions pregnant teens ask prior to considering adoption as an option:

"Is adoption the…

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Added by Laurie Colton on December 23, 2013 at 5:46am — No Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why Girls Are Preferred for Adoption by Parents

If you are a victim of childlessness or simply want to help an orphan find a loving home you may have thought about adopting a child. There are lots of decisions to be made when choosing an agency to help you in this. Among this is whether to go for a boy or girl.



For many years there have been…

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Added by Laurie Colton on December 11, 2013 at 6:27am — No Comments

Make Your Thanksgiving a Memorable One With a New Born

The holidays are coming up and nothing could be better than expanding your family just before Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time when families come together and celebrate everything they are thankful for in their lives. A new baby could be one of the many things to be thankful for this holiday season.

Remember to be prepared for your new baby this Thanksgiving. Dress him or her in layers so that he or she will be able to easily change body temperatures when you move your new baby…

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Added by Laurie Colton on November 29, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Make a strong bonding with your adopted child

Whether your adopted child is your first or your fourth, savor these precious first moments. Now, to bond with your adopted child and make him feel he has always been a part of your family.

  1. Express your love and gratitude every day.
  2. Plan activities that you both enjoy.
  3. Give your adopted child some space.
  4. Appreciate your adopted child's heritage and religious background.
  5. Chat with each other.
  6. Give…
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Added by Laurie Colton on November 6, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

The 5 Best Halloween Ideas for Young Kids

Halloween can sometimes be a scary holiday for smaller or younger children, with all the ghouls, monsters and witches. If you still want your children to be involved in this holiday, but don’t want them to be frightened, there are a few activities you can do with them.

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Added by Laurie Colton on October 29, 2013 at 2:51am — No Comments

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