If you are ready to grow your family and have chosen adoption as the method to do so, remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to this life-changing event. As you await the arrival of your new daughter or son, it's important that all the rules are followed and all details are addressed. Many adoptive parents make mistakes that can delay the adoption or even put it at risk without realizing what they are doing. The following are adoption mistakes that any potential adoptive family wants to avoid.
Divorce can be hard on everyone involved, from children and spouses to extended family and friends. It doesn't matter if the divorce is friendly or full of tension, the devastating changes can be the same. What many may not realize is that divorce affects both your physical and mental health, and caring for yourself mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually is vital to getting through the process as unscathed as possible. The following are some effects of divorce that you may not be prepared for.