foster care

  1. Adoption

    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?
  2. Adoption

    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...
  3. Mom & Dad

    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...
  4. Child Development & Health

    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...
  5. Mom & Dad

    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...
  6. Tweens, Teens & College

    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 they are...
  7. Adoption

    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...
  8. Animal Welfare

    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?
  9. Adoption

    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 children. MéLisa...
  10. Adoption

    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 idyllic. Now, coinciding with...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  12. Adoption

    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...