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  • Mental Checklist for Adopting as an Older Parent

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • How Non-Religious Communities Can Make Your Life Complete

    At some point in their lives, everyone feels the need for community. Whether they are willing to admit it or not, everyone needs to belong somewhere, to be accepted, to have a chance to be part of something bigger than themselves. One the other hand, not everyone believes in religion, which can make it difficult to find an organization to belong to. That's where non-religious communities come into play. There are several different non-religious community organizations that cater to the needs of those that need to belong to something but don't want religion in their lives.
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