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Older Child Adoption: One Mom’s Story

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 18, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

At first, we envisioned welcoming a baby into our home. But we soon discovered that adopting older children was right for us. By Kate McKee Robertson reprinted from Adoptive Families magazine from American Baby We thought we wanted a baby. A tiny fist wrapped around our fingers. The smell of talcum powder. A coo, a cry, a

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Older Child Adoption: One Mom’s Story

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 18, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

At first, we envisioned welcoming a baby into our home. But we soon discovered that adopting older children was right for us. By Kate McKee Robertson reprinted from Adoptive Families magazine from American Baby We thought we wanted a baby. A tiny fist wrapped around our fingers. The smell of talcum powder. A coo, a cry, a

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Adoption through Foster Care

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 22, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

By: Chris Crutchfield There are thousands of children – 115,000 to be exact – in the US foster care system who are eligible for adoption. Nearly 40% of these kids will wait over 3 years in foster care before they are adopted, and 55% will have multiple placements during this time. According to the US State Department,

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US teens in foster care: By the Numbers

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 08, 2013  /   Posted in Foster Care

By: Chris Crutchfield    Kids in foster care move from home to home for any or no reason at all. Many feel unwanted and unloved as they have no permanency in their lives. When children transition into the teen years an illusion of adulthood sets in. You may be there now, or maybe those years

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