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104,000 children are waiting to be adopted from the US Foster Care system, 40% of which are under the age of 6. Adopting from foster care is a wonderful way to build a family.

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We're excited to share this guest post by an adult adoptee. It's an important perspective on how adoptive parents can better center the adoptee voice when talking about adoption. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #adopteevoices #adoptiveparenting

Centering the Adoptee Experience in Adoption Narratives

We're excited to share this guest post by an adult adoptee. It's an important perspective on how adoptive parents can better center the adoptee voice when talking about adoption. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #adopteevoices #adoptiveparenting

Your go-to guide on adoption subsidies and #adoption assistance for those who have adopted from #fostercare or are adopting a baby in the U.S. from our friends at the National Council for Adoption

A Guide to Adoption Subsidies and Assistance for Adoptive Parents - National Council For Adoption

Your go-to guide on adoption subsidies and #adoption assistance for those who have adopted from #fostercare or are adopting a baby in the U.S. from our friends at the National Council for Adoption

What are the impacts on marriages & partnerships when parenting kids who have experienced trauma? Listen for a full conversation about what to look for and how to nurture your relationships. Listen & share! #fostercare #kinshipcare #adoption

Maintaining Relationships When Adopting or Fostering

What are the impacts on marriages & partnerships when parenting kids who have experienced trauma? Listen for a full conversation about what to look for and how to nurture your relationships. Listen & share! #fostercare #kinshipcare #adoption

Adoption Tax Credit: How to Find The Expert You Need

The Adoption Tax Credit is not complicated. When your taxes are complicated, or your adoption tax credit claim is denied, how do you find expert help?

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Thanks to our generous partners, Jockey Being Family, we are offering you a new round of FREE courses! To get the Maintaining Your Relationships course, head to bit.ly/JBFSupport and apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG when you check out.

7 Core Issues in Adoption and Foster Care

In this course, Allison Davis Maxon, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and co-author of Seven Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency: A Guide to Promoting Understanding and Healing in Adoption, Foster Care, Kinship Families and Third Party Reproduction discusses the seven core issues in adoption and foster care.

Using Scripts to Build Trust with Foster & Adopted Kids

Using short scripts to help foster and adopted children to regulate and correct behavior. How to develop scripts.

Teens explain what it meant to be adopted at age 17

Teens William and Lexington McAmis explain what it meant for them to be adopted at age 17. Will was adopted just a few days before his 18th birthday.

Helpful tips for getting to know a new tween or teen when you are fostering or adopting, from the AdoptUSKids' blog

7 tips for getting to know a teen you are fostering or adopting

Helpful tips for getting to know a new tween or teen when you are fostering or adopting, from the AdoptUSKids' blog

Listen to this recent radio show/podcast for crucial information on what to expect as you bring home a newly adopted baby or older child. We cover common emotions & stressors new families experience when Transitioning Home as a Newly Adoptive Family. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare

Transitioning Home as a Newly Adoptive Family

Listen to this recent radio show/podcast for crucial information on what to expect as you bring home a newly adopted baby or older child. We cover common emotions & stressors new families experience when Transitioning Home as a Newly Adoptive Family. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare

Truth. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #traumainformed #traumaparenting

The Connected Parent

Truth. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #traumainformed #traumaparenting

Teens Report on Their Lives Issue #1 - Teens Report on Their Lives

Youth Communication helps marginalized youth develop their full potential through reading and writing, so that they can succeed in school and at work and contribute to their communities.

Practical Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

Practical tips for parenting a child with ADHD to help minimize frustration and offer a chance to succeed together at home.

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Healing After Abuse and Neglect

Creating a Family, the national infertility, adoption, and foster care education & support nonprofit, provides information & resources on domestic infant adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, fostering/foster parent resources, embryo donation/adoption, attachment, transracial adoption, and adoptive parenting, inclujding healing after neglect and abuse.

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