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Homestudy process -- what to expect from the US Dept. of Health and Hu...

Homestudy process -- what to expect from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services


03.07.2014 0

Grants/Loans/Tax Credit for Adoption

Grants/Loans/Tax Credit for Adoption


30.11.2013 0

Rotating images of families and professionals

Rotating images of families and professionals


12.09.2012 0

Child Care Provision guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Child Care Provision guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


12.03.2013 0

Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development (from t...

Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development (from the child welfare.gov site)


25.01.2015 0

Nothing prepared me for fostering teens!! I was given nine weeks of tr...

Nothing prepared me for fostering teens!! I was given nine weeks of training from the Children's Home Society before taking my first foster child....


12.12.2012 0

Children without families are the most vulnerable people in the world....

Children without families are the most vulnerable people in the world. #adoption #orphans #fosterkids


13.02.2016 0

Success as a Foster Parent: Everything You Need to Know About Foster C...

Success as a Foster Parent: Everything You Need to Know About Foster Care: Amazon.ca: National Foster Parent Association, Rachel Greene Baldino MSW LCSW: Books


12.11.2012 0

Foster Teen Parenting Articles

Foster Teen Parenting Articles


28.12.2011 0

a note from Jessica: This is a guest post from my cousin (and oldest a...

a note from Jessica: This is a guest post from my cousin (and oldest and dearest friend) Sheila Carlberg. Since we were little ones, Sheila has been daring greatly and doing great things. I am so grateful for her honesty and her courage in sharing her adoption story. ~~~~ This Sunday, I walked into ...


01.09.2016 0

Living Our Faith as Foster Parents | Huffington Post

Living Our Faith as Foster Parents | Huffington Post


30.10.2016 0

8 tips to help adopted children navigate difficult school topics, like...

8 tips to help adopted children navigate difficult school topics, like immigration, family tree or history. Lots of foster and adoption advice on this site.


04.02.2018 0

Looking for baby care hacks to make your parenting life easier? New pa...

Looking for baby care hacks to make your parenting life easier? New parents or seasoned, this list of baby care hacks will help all parents.


28.01.2017 0

If you bring traumatized children into your home, the traumatic events...

If you bring traumatized children into your home, the traumatic events that they suffered through can take its toll on you, the caregiver, even to the point that you can begin to suffer from secondary traumatic stress (STS). Read more on STS and stress management tips. Secondary traumatic stress occ...


09.02.2017 0

Life isn’t always fair, especially for children who suffer from thei...

Life isn’t always fair, especially for children who suffer from their parent’s poor choices. Under the Crybaby Tree tells a story of a bear named Koya who gets on the wrong path in life and brings two little cubs named Lulu and Kite into her world of self-destruction. As Koya tries to find her w...


31.03.2014 0

Personal stories of fostering

Personal stories of fostering


05.09.2016 0

Even though International Adoption is how we formed our family, it doe...

Even though International Adoption is how we formed our family, it doesn’t mean it’s the path for everyone.  I’m passionate about all ways of adoption, and I’m excited to share another story about foster care adoption. Jen, thank you so much for the opportunity to share our story about t...


14.05.2016 0

I'll never forget the day it all changed for me. My greatest fear, lik...

I'll never forget the day it all changed for me. My greatest fear, like so many others who are considering venturing down the beautiful yet tumultuous path of foster care, was not whether or not I could love a child that was not my own but whether or not I could h


05.09.2018 0

Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families - D...

Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families - Dr. Karyn Purvis by Tapestry. "Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families" by Dr. Karyn Purvis, presented at the 2008 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference.


30.04.2014 0