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Parent-to-Parent: Celebrating the Holidays While Waiting for Your Child

Parent-to-Parent: Celebrating the Holidays While Waiting for Your Child

Parents share their experiences of celebrating the holidays while still waiting for their adoptions to be finalized.

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Parent-to-Parent: Preparing for the Adoption Home Study Visit

Real parents share how they prepared for the adoption home study visit with a social worker, offering helpful tips and some funny stories.

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“Logging On for Love”

Many of us wonder if the Internet is the adoption wave of the future. Here's one family's story.

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what can you say to comfort a family that's waiting to adopt?

Parent-to-Parent: What Does a Family Want to Hear While Waiting to Adopt?

Waiting to adopt is hard, especially when the wait stretches on for years. Real parents share the words that comforted them and got them through their waits.

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Medical myths about adoption

Questioning Medical Myths About Adoption

Make sure your infant or toddler is getting the care he needs.

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Talking to Expectant Mothers Before a Match

We just completed our profile for potential birth mothers, and our agency told us to start expecting calls. How do we handle those first conversations?

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