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Adoption Wednesday – Aging Out of Foster Care

Hey Y’all: It’s been way to long since I’ve done an Adoption Wednesday post. I was roaming the web and came across this video on YouTube about children who have been in the foster care system and aged out. This is why we need people to adopt domestically so kids don’t know what it means […]

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Adoption Wednesday: The Mom Factor

Hey Y’all: This Christmas Miss Leah received her first baby doll and carriage. Her dad stared at her in awe because he couldn’t believe that his 20 month old daughter knew what to do with a baby doll. Is it just maternal instinct he kept asking me? Of course it is I told him, mommy’s […]

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Adoption Wednesday – Ways to Help

Hey Y’all: For those of you who would love to become a foster or adoptive parent but don’t have the room, time or resources to go through the process, please consider some of the following options. Children in the system can use your help in other ways then becomeing a parent to them. Check out […]

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Adoption Wednesday – A Conversation with Marian Bennett

Hey Y’all: Finally took out some time to interview my Mom and get her answers to why she decided to become a Foster and Adoptive Mother. Now that your youngest child just turned 18 I thought I would pick your brain. Hope you have a little while for some questions that I can share with […]

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Adoption Wednesday: Foster Care

Hey Y’all: Welcome to another Adoption Wednesday post. Today I’d like to talk about a path to adoption that can help a child in need. Here are some steps to take to become a Foster Parent in NYS… I’m sure the steps are similar in most states sometimes even a bit simpler. The prospective foster […]

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Adoption Wednesday: Adopt Us Kids

Hey Y’all: Welcome to another adoption Wednesday. I recently read an article in the NY Times that spoke about children aging out of the foster care system. It made me really sad to know that Devin a 13 year old has been in foster care his ENTIRE life. This means he has been passed around […]