Many parents wonder if, when, and how to tell their child they were adopted, which are commonly asked questions in adoption communities. It's important to treat your adopted child like the intelligent human being she is and give her the opportunity to own her truth.
I have often said, "I should write a book with all of the things people have asked me about adoption." While this isn't a book, it is a short list of a few questions that I wished I hasn't been asked.
Texas parents can legally give away their infants with no questions asked. Understanding this law is key to its support and use.
Do you have what it takes to become a foster parent? Here is a list of the qualities you need to possess if you are thinking about fostering.
Our experience with international adoption was extremely positive. It brought us a marvelous daughter. It is not always an easy process and requires patience and perseverance.
Tips from a former foster child on how to improve the lives of foster kids in the US.
As a prospective foster parent, you should know that foster care case workers may not tell you everything they could. Here are some reasons why they don't and what they did not tell.
How much do foster parents really get paid? A full state-by-state list plus more.
Sad facts about our foster children and the foster care system. How many foster children are there? How long do they stay in foster care? Who are they staying with? What race or sex are foster kids?
There are good and bad foster families but unfortunately, you only hear about the bad ones. I was a foster parent for five years. It had it’s good points but there are things you need to know if you are considering taking in foster children.
Do you want to be a foster parent? Are you sure you are ready? Take a look at things you need to know before becoming a foster parent.