Accepting a Foster Placement: 15 Key Questions to Ask - Stacking Cents
These tips on questions to ask before accepting a new foster child placement are great! Whether you’re new to foster parenting or thinking about becoming a foster parent, you need this list of questions to ask the caseworker when they call about a potential match. #fostercare #fosterchild #adoption #fosterfamily #fostertoadopt #fosterparenting #stackingcents #fostercareadoption #fostermom
Adoption is a Mission Field
Adoption is a mission field. What the Bible says about adoption and how to support families who choose to go through the adoptive process. #adoption #domesticadoption #adopt #adoptiveparents
Why We Don't Consider Gotcha Day Offensive and How We Celebrate
Is Gotcha Day Offensive? Thoughts from an Adoptive Family on Celebrating Adoption Day and Finalization Day as a Family. Honoring Birth Parents and Adoptees and the Journey of Adopting. #adoption #gotchaday
How To Tell Kids About Divorce And Help Them Cope With It
Tips On Bonding With Your Adopted Child: Did you know that adoptive children and their parents bond as well, and sometimes even better than biological children and parents.here are some tips on how to strengthen that parent child bond.
Foster Care Wishlist - modern foster family
No matter how much you prepare yourself to be a foster parent, you will never be fully prepared. This post provides some recommendations for your wishlist.
When a Foster Child Gets Injured
Recently we had a respite placement at our house. He ran through the living room and slipped on the wood floors bumping his head. We went to have lunch and he complained that his head hurt and he wanted to lie down. Heart palpitation began for me. What you wouldn't think twice about with your birth or adopted children, a scrape on the knee or bruised elbow, quickly becomes a game of "What If?" in the foster parents mind. What if their is some major hidden injury behind this minor one and I…
10 Ways to support a Foster Parent or Adoptive Parent - All My Good Things
Maybe you aren't ready to step out, but there lots of ways to support Foster Parents and Adoptive Parents in the journey. Here are 10 easy ones.
Roberts' Nicaragua Adoption Story -
She made eye contact with me. She instantly came running, arms WIDE open with the BIGGEST smile on her face. I will NEVER forget that look in her eyes. She jumped in my arms and I just wept. We are the Roberts Family. Dean and I have been married for six years and Viviana joined ...
Ways to Bond with an Adopted Baby
Are you worried about bonding with your adopted baby or a baby in foster care? Use these techniques to enhance the bonding experience. | adoption | adoption from foster care | adoption bonding | bonding toddler | bonding tips | infant bonding and attachme
Great Books to Read to Your Baby
Choosing books to read to your baby is not complicated. Here is a list of our family favorites that we begin reading to our children when they are newborns.
Foster Care Tips
Foster Care tips and home study printables for the process of becoming a foster parent. | foster parenting | foster child | foster care bedroom requirements | foster care home study | foster to adopt