foster care

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    You don't need to be a foster parent to change a child's life

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    There are so many foster children in our communities who have either been placed in foster care temporarily or are looking for their...
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    Should white parents adopt minority children?

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    Families come in many different and happy shades. But are transracial adoptions really the best for everyone?
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    Heartwarming adoption photo goes viral

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    Stories of adoption can make your heart feel a spark of love, but this photo of a little girl that was just adopted from foster care...
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    The foster care adventure

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    Whether you're seriously considering making the leap into foster parenting or just gathering preliminary information, we've...
  5. K-12

    State sued over toddler’s sex-reassignment surgery

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    In what may be the first lawsuit of its kind, a South Carolina couple is suing the state for performing sex-reassignment surgery on...
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    Why I chose to become a foster parent

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    On the heels of Kelli Higgins' "newborn" photo shoot of her 13-year-old son (who was adopted from foster care) going viral, it's...
  7. Parenting

    Teens in foster care: How can you help?

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    The sad truth about kids in foster care is that many of them never quite find a “forever home” where they can live until...
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    Spreading awareness: National Adoption Month

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    November is National Adoption Month! The purpose of National Adoption Month is to spread awareness about the children in foster care...
  9. Pets & Animals

    Is pet fostering for you?

    You might be the purr-fect foster parent for a needy cat or dog! Can you love them and let them go?
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    The realities of adopting from foster care

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    As National Foster Care Month winds down, we talked to MéLisa Lomelino — a foster parent who has adopted six...
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    New app brings awareness to foster care

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    If you haven't had any first-hand experience, the realities of foster care are distant and perhaps misunderstood.
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    Mom story: I fought to adopt my foster son

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    Alison Sherman, 47, of Toledo, Ohio, endured fertility issues and invasive medical procedures but her greatest struggle didn’t come...
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    Becoming a foster parent

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    Opening your home to children who need a temporary place to stay is an amazing act. Many children are in the foster system due to...