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Handling Social Media & Birth Family Contact with Your Adopted, Foster, or Kinship Kids

There is no such thing as a closed adoption anymore. Access to the internet and […]

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What to Say to a Friend Struggling with Infertility

The journey through infertility is fraught with stress, grief, and misunderstanding. Sadly, the infertile also […]

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Creating a Support Network as a Single Adoptive, Foster, or Kinship Parent

When a single person is ready to become a parent, it’s not uncommon for her […]

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Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Co-Parent Relationship in Foster Care

It goes by many different names: co-parenting, shared parenting, partnership parenting. Whatever it’s called where […]

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7 Character Traits Your Kids Need to Thrive

Parenting a child who has experienced trauma can quickly get us stuck in the cycle […]

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The Agony of Unexplained Infertility

Unexplained infertility is an awful sort of limbo, isn’t it? Many years ago, one of […]

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Talking with Your Resident Kids About Foster Or Kinship Care

When you are preparing to become a licensed foster parent or educate yourself to welcome […]

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What Is PCOS and What Can I Do About It?

You’ve just been diagnosed with PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, but chances are, you have […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before You Adopt

Congratulations! You’ve decided to pursue adoption to build your family. Whether you’ve come to this […]

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Advice to My Pre-Foster/Kinship Parent Self: Part 3 of a Series

Today, we wrap up our three-part series of advice to our younger selves with lessons […]

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