Mental Checklist for Adopting as an Older Parent

Posted on: 7 July 2015

If you are thinking about adopting a child as an older parent, there are a few things to think about before beginning the process. The reasoning behind why you want to adopt is important. Here are four things that you should reflect on before beginning the adoption process. 1. What are Your Goals? If you are using a child to fill a void or to feel younger, these are not valid reasons to adopt and will come out in your adoption interview process.
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How To Plan A Memorable Funeral Service

Posted on: 21 May 2015

If you are planning funeral services for a loved one, there are several important things to consider. You are honoring the deceased person, of course. In addition, this is a time to comfort those who have been left behind and to let them say farewell. In a way, it's a step toward going forward with life again. Here are some ideas that might inspire you to plan something sweet and memorable.
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The 3 Major Phases Of The Adoption Process

Posted on: 18 March 2015

Adoption is one of the most selfless and rewarding forms of parenthood that any adult can experienc, and is a wonderful option both for those who already have children and are simply looking to enlarge their family, as well as for those who may have been unsuccessful in conceiving naturally or through in vitro fertilization. The adoption process is certainly an eye-opening experience, and a potentially drawn-out one depending on the circumstances of your particular situation.
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How To Teach Your Toddler About Limitations

Posted on: 12 February 2015

Toddlers are naturally curious and are seemingly always one step away from getting into some sort of trouble – especially when they become quiet. Your job as a parent is to instill in your toddler the concept of limitations and that they can't always do what they want when they want to do it. The problem is, how do you teach a small human being about limitations when they have no knowledge or concept of such a thought?
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