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A free, federally funded resource for families who want to or have adopted from foster care. Child welfare professionals and agencies, follow .
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AdoptUSKids 8h
"At 15, when [his stepfather] Rex decided to pull up stakes again, the boy decided to stay put. He quit school, began working in a restaurant full-time, and got a room at the Fort Wayne YMCA. He was officially on his own."
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AdoptUSKids 10h
Belated diagnoses of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) changed the way I parented my children. Join with me as I recount some of our small victories and hard-won life lessons from our 20-year journey.
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AdoptUSKids 11h
“We had already reared our family and our son had flown the nest and we both wanted to give this little boy a happy home." Local couple fell in love with fostering:
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AdoptUSKids 15h
It's Okay for You to say that Foster Parenting is Difficult - Dr. John DeGarmo. "Do I sometimes want to say I can't do this anymore? Yes, sometimes I do. Yet, there is a child who needs me."
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AdoptUSKids 16h
"The Day I Picked My Parents" is a documentary series that follows ten children in as they search to find their forever home.
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AdoptUSKids Sep 14
Five questions to ask when interviewing agencies | Tyler Helbach of Northwest Adoption Exchange
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AdoptUSKids Sep 14
How to Work Through Emotions with Your Toddler (and a Teaching Emotions Toolkit) | Chaos and the Clutter
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AdoptUSKids Sep 14
"At times, we weren’t sure if we were going to make it... What kept us going is our faith and our strength within each other."
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Shulman Family Law Sep 13
Getting approved to foster or adopt via thanks
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AdoptUSKids Sep 14
"FASD stands for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. This is a disorder that is often unseen and misunderstood by the vast majority of the world."
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AdoptUSKids Sep 14
Why do foster parents foster? The Creating a Family blog shares three common reasons why most foster parents do what they do.
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
Seven suggestions for a successful transracial adoption:
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
5 tips for parents adopting a child with ongoing medical needs | AdoptUSKids blog
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
Finding and Working With Adoption-Competent Therapists | Child Welfare Information Gateway
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
Curious about adoption from foster care? Visit our FAQs page to learn more!
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
Foster and adoptive parents should watch this mom share her experiences with self doubt:
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
Transfiguring Adoption hosts an online support group called Monday Caregiver Check-In. This LIVE discussion allows foster & adoptive parents to share questions, advice, and get encouragement. The Check-In's NEW Facebook group page.
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AdoptUSKids Sep 13
He spent most of his childhood in foster and group homes. But that didn't stop Tuzar Skipper from taking control of his own destiny. And eventually, he had a family on his journey with him.
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AdoptUSKids Sep 12
Hallie Rooks says the new coffee shop will be a wonderful addition to the community, as well as "helping out the foster and adoptive community by providing jobs, life skills training and a place to feel like home."
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AdoptUSKids Sep 12
"It's not you against this child. It is you and this child against the child's history. It is not a personal attack on you." -Dr. Karyn Purvis
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