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List Of 160+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits!

List Of Herbs<p><b>Please Share This Page:</b><p><b>List Of 150+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits</b> - image to repin / share <i><br>Herbs background pic - Wikimedia Commons</i> …

Top 10 books about adoption - chosen by adopted children

To mark National Adoption Week, Coram children’s charity have brought together 10 picks all suggested and reviewed by adopted children and teens of a range of ages. They have chosen the books they have felt most able to identify with and which reflect their experiences of adoption and some of the …

Books

10 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Have A Fearless Mindset

As a parent, you want your kids to grow up to be confident, happy, and successful adults, able to face the world head-on and make the most of every …

What I want you to know about motherhood after placement

<i>What I Want You to Know</i> <i>is a series</i> <i>of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing</i> …

15 Inspiring Books Every Parent Should Read

Some parents avoid reading parenting books because they say the books promote formulaic ways of parenting. That is an understandable concern …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

DIY KID'S ART ON A PILLOW: EASY SEWING PROJECT FOR KIDS

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What I want you to know about loving your adopted baby

<i>What I Want You to Know</i> <i>is a series</i> <i>of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing</i> …

10 Things Adoptive Parents Should Know (An Adoptee's Perspective)

<b>1. Adoption is not possible without loss.</b> Losing one's birth parents is the most traumatic form of loss a child can experience. That loss will always be a part of me. It will shape who I am and will have an effect on my relationships -- especially my relationship with you.<p><b>2. Love isn't enough in</b> …

Are You Raising Grateful Children?

One of the most important things that we can do as parents is to teach our children to be grateful...for the little things.for their family.for their …

Parenting In a Digital Age: Great Advice From a Millennial Mom

The summer before sixth grade, I got a new Tamagotchi and my very first screen name. I was now Petunia886, and as often as I could (or the phone …

"But it's not fair!" Teach Your Kids How to be "Fair Aware"

One of the first protests children shout when they feel upset is, “That’s NOT FAIR!” Parents can tire themselves counting an even number of Cheerios …

How Adoption Forces Evangelicals To Grapple With Race Relations

(RNS) Before she and her husband adopted a son and daughter from Ethiopia, popular evangelical blogger Jen Hatmaker said she had a different view about race in America.<p>“A couple years ago, I would’ve said we’re moving to a post-racial society because I was so under-exposed to people of color and …

Adorable Children Use Everyday Household Items to Form Elaborate Scenes

Jan von Holleben creates whimsical scenes of a kid-friendly world with adorable children and props formed from everyday household items. His small, energetic subjects lie on the floor surrounded by objects such as pillows, kitchen utensils, sports equipment and cardboard boxes. The scope of his …

How one white mother talked to her two black children about racism in America

In mid-August, after the killings of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Renisha McBride, Eric Garner and Michael Brown, a white mother of three children, two of whom are black, went to her computer and, in one furious burst, wrote: “What They Didn’t Teach Us In Adoption Classes About Raising Black …

Nuture Versus Nature: Finding My Identity As an Adopted Child

<i>In honor of National Adoption Month, we're sharing the stories of adopted teens. Do you have a story to tell? Email teen@huffingtonpost.com.</i><p>In my senior year of high school, I took AP Psychology. A chapter that particularly interested me outlined the debate of nature versus nurture. What had more …

Thousands of children orphaned by Ebola outbreak

Children of many victims across Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea left destitute and alone<p>Thousands of children across West Africa have been left orphaned by the Ebola outbreak, with friends and neighbours too fearful of the disease to take them into their homes.<p>As the outbreak sweeps across …

Disease

10 habits you should pick up from your grandmother

Looking to simplify your life, save some money, boost your health and help the planet? Then these grandma-tested customs are for you.<p>Some of us …

Homemade granola for a healthy snack

Quick and simple to make, this granola is filled with nutrients, fiber and natural sugars that will give you a healthy energy boost.<p>For a simple …

To improve foster care, add a psychiatric nurse to treatment team

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Psychiatric nurses offer a missing and critical point of view in treating adolescents in foster care who have mental …

Adoption by foster parents: one state dominates national figures

Almost every adoption in Australia by carers such as foster parents took place in New South Wales in the past financial year, contributing to a rise in overall adoption after the lowest recorded number last year.<p>The number of finalised adoptions in Australia was 339 in the 2012–13 financial year, …

Skills You Need to Master Before Being a Foster Parent

The following 6 statements describe the basic knowledge base of successful foster parents. Of course, there is more to being a foster parent, but …