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Jan

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Featured

3 Ways Adoption Changed Me

“I really thought that when our home study was complete, we were on our way to building our family, that our baby would come, and he would be ours. The adoption would simply be the vehicle used to get him to us. That is what I thought. I suppose it is a glorified, naivety about […]

16
Oct

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Texas Twins With Special Needs Find Joy In Forever Family

Both victims of shaken baby syndrome, these sweet boys have now found a safe and loving family where they are thriving. Matthew and Mason lived with Boni in foster care for 26 months. They were both victims of shaken baby syndrome. Though both experienced abuse and neglect, Matthew is still suffering from a traumatic brain […]

13
Oct

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How and When to Tell Your Child They’re Adopted

The way you talk to your child about their adoption story will impact them forever. This can be a wonderful thing – they could feel special and loved by both sets of parents, or they could feel guilty and ashamed. A lot of how they feel will depend on you. This is a big responsibility […]

09
Oct

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New study calls for more help for drug-addicted babies

Babies born with a drug dependency are in great need of help, according to health officials. A new study is calling for federal action to address the problem that not only affects the entire country, but especially the Mountain State. Lawmakers announced the release of a study this week by the Government Accountability Office that […]

08
Sep

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How Will Fostering a Child Impact My Daily Life?

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, you may be curious as to how fostering will impact your daily life. Some changes are unique to fostering children, while other changes occur with the addition of a new family member. Continue reading How Will Fostering a Child Impact My Daily Life? by clicking on […]

08
Sep

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New attitudes toward adoption from foster care offer hope

More than 110,000 children in the U.S. foster care system are legally free for adoption, yet more than 20,000 of these kids will never find an adoptive family. After a childhood of hardship, youth exiting the system without family support face a high risk of unemployment, homelessness, incarceration and other negative life outcomes. But the 2017 […]

30
Aug

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The Foster Care System: What Parents Wish We Knew

News coverage of the foster care system is often in response to stories about the children — their struggles and sometimes their triumphs. Much of the public perception of foster parents is based on stereotypes and misconceptions. http://www.npr.org/2013/03/21/174958972/the-foster-care-system-what-parents-wish-we-knew

25
Aug

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Foster Parenting

It’s a reality that faces some 800,000 American children a year: their home environment is no longer safe or appropriate for their own well-being. A child welfare caseworker gets called in to see if the reports of abuse or neglect are legitimate. A therapist and pediatrician enter the picture to examine the child. If there […]

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