i am a foster child...
Do you know a foster child? I know a few ... There is one in particular who has been on my mind and in my heart these days. I'm sure her story is similar to many others, and it breaks my heart to think about her! Tonight I told my own little girls how happy I was they were able to live in our house with me. They had no idea what I was really talking about, but went ahead and agreed with me! What I was really talking about is how sometimes I take all that I have for granted... then I am…
Famous Adoptees - Infographic
To wrap up National Adoption Month, we want to leave you with an infographic that shows adoptees can be anything, do anything and go anywhere in life. We hope you've enjoyed our content throughout the month, and more importantly, that you've learned something about adoption.
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The journey through the child welfare system to a safe, loving forever home is a long road made easier with the support of a CASA volunteer. In 2012, the CASA community served 22,970 foster children by giving them a voice in the court.
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Are the following statements about foster care true or false? Foster care adoption may cost less than private infant or international adoption, but it’s still expensive. A biological parent can come to take an adopted child back. Children enter foster care because they committed a crime. A single parent can’t provide a healthy environment for an adopted child. Same-sex parents are not capable of providing a healthy environment for an adoptive child. No person over 55 can provide a healthy…
Adopting the Hurt Child, Revised and Updated
Help heal the pain of an adopted child's trauma or a foster child's hurt so he can learn to love again in a healthy way. In this revised and updated guide of Adopting the Hurt Child, authors Gregory C. Keck, PhD and Regina M. Kupecky, LSW provide you with advice, tips, and real life stories to inspire and encourage you on your parenting journey. Paperback. Adopting the Hurt Child, Revised and Updated (9781600062896) by Gregory C. Keck Ph.D., Regina M. Kupecky LSW