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Young Adults Leaving Home

As seen on “There are only two lasting gifts we can give our children: One is roots – The other is wings”  Hodding Carter, Sr. Leaving home is a challenging period in nearly everyone’s life, fraught with conflicting feelings and needs: the earnest desire for independence and autonomy, alongside the fear of failure, and […]

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Healthy Holiday Tip Sheet

    Third Thursday of the Month Group in 2014 SEASONS GREETINGS, Tis the season for heightened emotions. Whether you’re in the process of building your family or already parenting, I hope this Healthy Holidays Tip Sheet arrives in the nick of time. Pictured here are members of what was the Third Thursday of the Month Pre-adoption group at […]

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First Fathers Day

Quotes from New Adoptive Dad’s About Their First or Second Father’s Day We have so many new fathers at the IAC Center. This year we have a few new contributors, and some great vignettes from last year’s new dads writing about how they feel about their first Father’s Day, and their thoughts for waiting fathers. This is a heart-warming […]

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First Mothers Day

Quotes from new adoptive moms about how it feels to celebrate their first or second Mother’s day Christine, mother of Angela born May 8th, 2008 On my first Mother’s day we were driving our daughter home from the hospital. She was 3 days old. It was May 11th, 2008, and it was the most amazing day of my life. […]

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