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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Foster Parent?

Far and away the most common response I get when telling people the infant in my care is a foster placement is something to the effect of “You are so amazing/it takes a special person to do that/I could never do that” etc. etc. etc.   I have yet to say what I am really thinking […]

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An Open Letter to My Birth Father

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  I’ve always been open and proud about being adopted.  Often people apologize and wince while asking me questions. No […]

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Love For A Child :: Overcoming the Fear in Adoption

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  I always wanted to adopt….my husband did not, he wanted to father his children and pass on the family […]

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Brave Love :: A Shift in Perception

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  The idea of BraveLove began in 2012, with a small group of people working with a local pregnancy resource […]

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When is an Adoptive Family a Family? The Post-Placement to Finalization Period

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  The most commonly known aspect of adoption is that no matter how you bring your child home, it is […]

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Tips from an (International) Adoption Caseworker :: How To Get Started

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  I’m not an adoptive parent, or an adopted person, but adoption is something that is very close to my […]

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Adoption Journey: Megan Finds Jake

There are more than 145 million orphans in the world today and more than 130,000 children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted. In Texas alone, there are 3,400 children waiting for their forever home. For some, the journey of becoming a mother doesn’t involve months of pregnancy, but instead months of […]

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