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Adopting a Newborn from the Hospital? What to Expect & How to Prepare for Your First Hospital Adoption Experience

By Nancy Rosenhaus — 2017

The adoption process is a highly-anticipated and hopeful journey for waiting parents.

Read on adoptionswithlove.org

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What Becoming a Parent Really Does to Your Happiness

Research has found that having children is terrible for quality of life—but the truth about what parenthood means for happiness is a lot more complicated.

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Life as a Stepmother is No Fairytale—I Feel Sorry for My Wife

The children are angry and vulnerable, the father sides with them out of guilt, and stepmothers are just expected to suck it all up

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Single Parent? Tips for Raising a Child Alone

Raising a child on your own can be stressful. If you're a single parent, understand how to cope with the pressure, find support and nurture your child.

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“A Little Girl We Barely Know Is Coming to Live with Us”: How One Writer, Unexpectedly, Became a Father

As we pack up her things—some clothes, diapers, and a few stuffed animals—a realization hits me: A little girl we barely know is coming home to live with us.

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What to Know Before Adopting a Child

There are three main paths to adopting. The route you choose will be based on personal, legal and financial factors.

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A New Way of Parenting That May Change Your Family

Conscious parenting turns our parenting paradigm right-side up.

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‘If You Focus on Control, You Have Lost the Battle’: How to Win Back Your Kids

From screen time to teenage rebellion, it’s easy to feel that children are slipping out of your grasp. Trusting your instincts can help.

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An Introduction to Raising Sons

In a post #MeToo world, many parents of young boys are anxious to find a better way forward for their sons. Luckily, there are many things parents can do to foster a positive environment in which their sons can flourish and thrive, and be proud of who they grow up to be.

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How to Spot Depression in Young Children

We tend to think of childhood as a time of innocence and joy, but as many as 2 to 3 percent of children from ages 6 to 12 can have serious depression.

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder: What Parents Need to Know

While some disruptive behavior is normal, a pattern of hostility and defiance may warrant a closer look.

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