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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 […]

19
Dec

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A broken little boy and the foster parents who saved him

For Joshua Smith, 21, this year signals the tenth anniversary of escaping the clutches of his abusive father.  No one could ever have imagined that vulnerable little boy could become the successful, content and confident man of today — something he attributes to the astounding kindness and empathy of his foster parents Jane, now 54, […]

06
Dec

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Every Child Deserves a Family Campaign Launched to Promote Best Interests of All Children in Foster and Adoption Systems

Today, Family Equality Council announces the launch of the Every Child Deserves a Family Campaign, to promote the best interests of all children in the foster care and adoption system by increasing their access to loving, stable, forever homes, and to ensure safe and supportive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth […]

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 […]

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