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‘After Michael came to us, we agreed to a sibling visit. The second he caught a glimpse of his brother from across the playground, he ran with all his might, and jumped into his arms.’ – Love What Matters Foster Care Announcement, Foster Care Quotes, Adoption Photography, Sara Foster, Adoption Photos, Adoption Announcement, Love What Matters, Foster Baby, Foster Care Adoption

‘Can you take a 3-year old?’ He was so excited he interrupted the judge to explain exactly why he wanted to be adopted!’: Woman reunites brothers through emotional adoption journey, ‘I can’t imagine…

“The second Michael caught a glimpse of his brother from across the playground, he ran with all his might and jumped into his arms. We…

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Katherine Kalman
‘Surprise! It’s two kids, not one.’ My husband said, ‘Tell them YES!’ I was terrified my babies would be taken from us.’: Foster family shares adoption journey, ‘It was worth every fear’ – Love What Matters Reunification, Adopted Family, Too Attached, Love What Matters, Foster Parent, Foster To Adopt, Foster Family, Foster Mom, Fostering Children

‘Surprise! It’s two kids, not one.’ My husband said, ‘Tell them YES!’ I was terrified my babies would be taken from us.’: Foster family shares adoption journey, ‘It was worth every fear’

“Packing their things was hard. The house felt empty the more I packed. I was loading the car up when my phone rang. 'I know…

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Carmen Avila-Dillon
A new PSA is shedding light on the beauty of adopting teens Adoption can be a beautiful way to build a family. However, teens have lower rates of adoption and tend to remain in the foster care system for much longer. Many people who want to start a family choose to adopt babies or very […] The post Powerful PSA About Adopting Teens From Foster Care Will Leave You In Tears appeared first on Scary Mommy. Raising Girls, Foster Care Aesthetic, Becoming A Foster Parent, Start A Family, Adoptive Mother, Foster Care Adoption, Age Appropriate Chores, Pregnancy Advice, Adoptive Family

Powerful PSA About Adopting Teens From Foster Care Will Leave You In Tears

A new PSA is shedding light on the beauty of adopting teens Adoption can be a beautiful way to build a family. However, teens have lower rates of adoption and tend to remain in the foster care system for much longer. Many people who want to start a family choose to adopt babies or very […] The post Powerful PSA About Adopting Teens From Foster Care Will Leave You In Tears appeared first on Scary Mommy.

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Oregon sends hundreds of foster kids to former jails, institutions, not families

A year ago, Oregon child welfare leaders signed a court settlement promising to stop housing vulnerable foster children in hotels, state offices and juvenile detention centers instead of with families. Since the settlement, the state has placed dramatically more children and teens in institutional settings including repurposed juvenile jails.

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