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A mother is surprised at her tears when, standing in a courtroom, that last bit of red tape comes unstuck.
Your newly adopted baby needs a safe, stable environment in order to develop trust and bond. Here are ways to keep the chaos of the holidays at bay.
Preschoolers crave repetition, so give yours thoughtful traditions to love again and again.
As children get older, they come to understand that everyone experiences loss.
We asked our reader panel: Did you adapt your family's existing holiday traditions after adopting your child? If so, tell us how.
It's not the gifts they'll remember, but the family traditions.
Answering your parenting questions.
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