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Adopting Siblings from Foster Care

Adopting siblings from foster care is a super fabulous option for families looking for lots of love and fun.  Keeping brothers and sisters together is critical, but sometimes social workers have concerns.   899 more words

The One Who Changed Me

Everywhere I look, I do a double take. I see a red truck I look to see if it is BM, I see a mom and her kid, I look and try to see a resemblance in my own daughter. 433 more words

Adoption = Interview with Anna

Recently, I had the pleasure of catching up with Anna, a fellow WordPress blogger, to talk about adoption.

Casey: So, Anna, tell me a little about your adoption. 1,605 more words


Giving Up on Adopted Child

I wanted to walk away from my foster-adopted son.  I wanted to send him away.  Our therapist said this was good.  What?!?!

Silent One came to us as a traumatized six-year-old.   469 more words

Reuniting Children with their Sexually Abusive Parents

Is it ever safe to reunite children with the parents who sexually abused them?  I decided to do some research.  Here’s what I’ve found.

Pedophiles and Sexual Offenders are Not the Same… 924 more words

Who's The Hero?

How many adoptive parents, like me, have been told what heroes we are and how selfless we were to have adopted an orphaned child? How many of these same (well meaning) people have told us how lucky our children are for having been adopted by us? 620 more words

Why We Said No

On Thursday, we were supposed to do a simple meet-and-greet with the placement team at our foster care agency and fill out some paperwork.  (How can any visit be complete without paperwork? 324 more words