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Open Adoption: Part 2

When an adoption closes, all sides usually feel vindicated in their reasoning to do so. It might be bold to say that no one goes into an open adoption knowing that they will close it, despi... [more]

Being a Good Parent Doesn't Mean You're Perfect

As a parent, you try to find ways to better yourself so that you can better help your child progress and grow. These goals are fantastic and should be a part of every parent's ultimate goal... [more]

Newborn and Infant Care

A child is generally considered a newborn from birth to 4 weeks. Characteristics associated with newborns are their ability to lift their heads for short periods of time, turning toward fa... [more]

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Who Are You Here With?

I look just like my mother. Fair skin. Blond hair. When I was young living in the small city where my mother grew up, people would stop me in stores and asked me if I was my mother&r... [more]

Bio and/or Adopted Sibs

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Pre-finalization & Just Adopted
Attachment & Bonding, Benefits, Insurance, Negative Feelings After Adopting, Risk, Transition Period, New Parent Guide

Ages & Stages
Newborn and Infant Care, Toddler & Preschool Care, Grade School & Pre-Teen, Teens & Young Adults

Issues For Parents
Addressing Conflicts in an Open Adoption, Being a Good Parent Doesn't Mean You're Perfect, Making Time for Open Adoption, Open Adoption: Part 1, Running: Training for Open Adoption, Whose Day? Birthmother's / Mother's, Open Adoption: Part 2, Adopting Again, Birthfamily Search, Troubled Families, Discipline, Understanding Your Child, Birthfamily Relationship, Claiming & Entitlement, Parenting Skills, School Issues, Subsidies, Talking to Kids About Adoption & Family, Tips on Selecting an Adoption Therapist

Issues For Children
Babies Behind Bars: Children of Incarcerated Parents, Grief & Loss, Heritage & Culture, Identity, Siblings, Who Are You Here With?

Family Type
Bio and/or Adopted Sibs, Breastfeeding, Foster Parent, Grandparent/Kinship Families, Grandparents as Parents, International Families, Large Family, Multiples, Single Parent, Special Needs, Stepparent, Subsidized Guardianship, Transracial/Transcultural, Working Mother

Activities & Fun
Back to School, Family Fourth of July, Teaching Your Children About Memorial Day, Celebrities, For Kids, Freebies & Deals, Games, Holidays & Celebrations, Humor, Interactive Books, Lullabies, Music & DVDs, Screensavers, Traditions, Vacations, Adoption & Culture Camps, Scrapbooking


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Heaven is a very introverted child. She is calm and laid back. At first meeting, she is very guarded and will not speak openly about her emotions. Once she feels comfortable,... [more]
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