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Aug

How Do You Define Family?

It’s amazing how times have changed since I was...
26
Jun

Minding Their Manners

I just spent a week caring for my 22 month-ol...
31
May

Traveling with Children: What Was I Thinking?

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15
May

The Importance of Post Adoption Reports

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8
May

Mama Stories

I hesitated regarding the title of this blog, because I feared it was a little too Southern, but honestly, I know you know what I mean by saying “Mama Stories.” With Mother’s Day coming up...

26
Apr

Discovering Your Child’s Culture: From Good to Great

Help your child discover her birth cultureAdopting internationally ...
24
Apr

Why Should I Choose MLJ Adoptions To Complete My Home Study?

MLJ Adoptions can complete your Indiana Home Study!Do y...
6
Apr

Make a Difference During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 1983, we have officially been celebrating and publicizing National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States. Designed to bring together families and communities to work to prevent child abuse and neglec...
3
Apr

Teaching Your Adopted Child to be Resilient

@@ happy boy swingInternationally adopted children have had their s...
13
Mar

A Tale of Three Crèches

Haiti Trip 2016 244In Haiti, most children eligible...
15
Feb

Getting Your Child to Ride in Their Car Seat

boy-reading-book-2Most young children simply do not like th...
30
Jan

What Kinds of Foods Can I Expect to See in Haiti?

haitian-food-_-credit-neededIn June, I was fortun...
18
Jan

Facing the Bathroom Blues

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16
Jan

Taking a Drive Through Haiti

Parents adopting from Haiti often ask us what it will be like when they arrive in their child’s native country. They want to know what to expect, what to prepare for and what to bring to make their trip more meani...
7
Nov

What’s the Big Deal About Birth Order?

birth orderAs a budding young psychology student in the ‘70s, I remember r...
10
Oct

When Can My Child Stay Home Alone?

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4
Oct

What Can I Do with my Host Child?

host childYou’re about to have an exciting time with your host chil...
20
Sep

Why I Like Working in International Adoption

haiti-trip-2016-123About two years ago, I b...
14
Sep

First Experiences With Your Child

first beach trip4When you bring your child home to the United...
13
Sep

Need a Step-Parent Home Study Completed in Indiana?

step-parent home studyStep-parent adoptions are be...
3
Aug

Preparing Your Anxious Child for the Start of School

school anxietyIs it that time already? With summer winding do...
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