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  1. Working on a gender neutral decor scheme is one way to prepare your home for your future adoptive children, while also improving your home and creating a more welcoming environment. Below are ten gender neutral decoration ideas you may consider trying in your own home. 

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  2.  The adoption process is filled with hope and happiness, but because expectations and emotions are high, the process isn’t without its stressful moments. There are also many unknowns along the way to making a this very difficult decision, so it’s normal for adoptive parents to feel stressed out. This stress can have negative effects on your health, communication, and even your relationship, so it’s a good idea to learn how to cope with it.

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  3. LGBT Parents

    Adopting a child is a major decision, and one that many people struggle with, not due to a lack of desire for a child, but out of concern that it might not be the right timing. Almost any parent will tell you that there is no such thing as the perfect time to bring a child into your family -- you can always be a little more settled, a little more financially ready, a little less anxious -- but there are certainly steps you can take to make your family as ready as possible for the big adventure that is adoption.

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  4. Lifelong Adoptive Family

    The stakes for the images going into your adoption family profile are pretty high. You're not just looking for a nice memory of your family or likes and shares on social media; you're needing to catch the attention of the birthmother of your future child. We've put together this guide to help you put your best foot forward in your adoption profile, using images to ensure the best introductions to birthmothers possible without you ever saying a word.

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  5. Lifelong Adoptions Family

    An adoption shower is a time to celebrate your new arrival with your friends and loved ones, and an adoption shower registry allows them to contribute gifts that you can make use of without duplicating gifts. Check out some of the innovative items below to see which ones can help you and your child in the coming months. 

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