Before becoming an adoptive parent looking into becoming a foster parent might be a good option to explore. Here’s a little information from Adopt Us Kids. Foster parents provide a temporary home for children who, for one reason or another, have been removed by the authority of the court from the care of their birth […]
Hey y’all: The Carr family of Iowa Since today is Wednesday I thought I would tackle the issue of trans racial or trans cultural adoption. We know it’s happening. In NYC you can walk down the street any given day and see a Caucasian mommy with a beautiful Asian little boy or girl. When you […]
Hey Y’all, This in from the Ad Council… Today, more than 33,000 teenagers await adoption from the U.S. foster care system. Nearly 50 percent (14,000) are between the ages of 14 and 16. AdoptUSKids continues to remind us that, “You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent.” Until next time…MUAH!
Hey Y’all, When I started posting about Adoption and Foster care in 2009 on Wednesday’s I didn’t realize that meteorologist Janice Huff, hosts a program with Wednesday in the title. Wednesday is the day of the week that some find hopeful by calling it hump day and it’s a day for others that could be done […]
Hey Y’all, November doesn’t only host my birthday (which is tomorrow 11/2) and Thanksgiving but it also hosts the following observances which I will focus on weekly. Native American History Month – I’ll be on a journey with the IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork to celebrate natives. Every Tuesday I will post about Native American’s National Adoption Month – This […]
Hey Y’all: I just received an email from Babycenter.com that bought back some very fond memories. Do you remember Cabbage Patch Kids? Unlike Baby Alive or My Very Real Baby which you received when you were 5 or 6 and played the role of Mommy telling people the baby came out of your tummy; a […]
Hey Y’all: I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything to this section but here I am reminding you that November is National Adoption Month. This month has been set aside by the U.S. Health & Human Services to raise awareness about the adoption of children and youth from foster care. According to the Administration […]