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  1. If you have newly adopted children, you probably want to establish holiday traditions that your family can enjoy for years to come. Holidays can be a busy time, but it is also a time when we want to create lasting memories for our children. Instead of trying to create a picture-perfect holiday like those from the Hallmark movies, focus on creating a tradition that allows you to bond with your child. Here are a few ways you can make your holiday stand out after the adoption has been completed and you are legally a family.

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  2. Gender identity has become a popular topic lately and there is a lot of conflicting information on it. Right now, nobody can clearly define what pushes an individual toward a specific gender or why some people are more nonconforming when it comes to gender. Since there are conflicting reports coming from the scientific world, many people are left wondering how this affects the role of a parent.

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  3. Despite your efforts and focus, your adoption did not work out. You are probably struggling right now, and suffering emotionally. Although this has been disappointing, you should not stay in a state of despair. There are many people who have suffered through the same experience, then tried again and had success. You can turn your situation around and try again, hoping that you will be successful in your next attempt.

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  4. The most important decision after you’ve chosen to pursue adoption is whether to do an open adoption. Most birthmothers and adoptive families have a lot of questions on this topic and don’t know where to begin.

     

    While there are a lot of things to consider, try not to let it cause you too much stress. You will make the right choice for you and the baby. Here are some things to help you pick the best scenario.

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  5. After everything that it took to get to this moment, the arrival of your adopted newborn is a time filled with emotion. You may feel excitement and joy, but also fear and uncertainty. All these feelings are very normal as it is impossible to prepare for this. It can be helpful to have an idea of what to expect, which is what we’ll cover here.

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