Posts Tagged: newborn

Keep it Calm for Baby!

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Let us grant your wish for a sweet first party. Your child’s first birthday is a momentous occasion, but the party should be like her – gentle, peaceful and loving. Little Sally won’t remember the bounce house or the decorations or even the gifts, so plan a relaxing party to celebrate her first birthday. Here… Read more »

International Adoption (2 of 3)

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Open your heart to a child that needs a family… In case you haven’t noticed, international adoption is all the rage. Over the last three decades, more than a quarter million children were adopted from other countries, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. According to State Department visa records, Americans adopted 21,616… Read more »

Taking Adoption One Step at a Time

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Like all firstborn children, Alex Eagan has created a whole new world for his parents. Adopted at 9 months old by Steven and Ellen Eagan of Hermitage, Alex “has changed our lives,” says his mom. “In that way, though, it’s really not that different” from the experience of most new parents, she says, whether they’re… Read more »

What They Did For Love

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Three families share their international adoption stories. The Internet assures us that we will have access to all information all the time. But that means that we will hear about everything – good or bad – whether we want to or not. That’s why it’s refreshing to read good stories, and ones of adoption are… Read more »

Breastfeeding in Public: Just Do It!

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In a culture where the female breast is so sexualized, for many mothers, breastfeeding in public is a big step beyond their comfort zone. For me, a necessary shopping excursion with my husband and newborn daughter was my rite of passage.

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