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Adopting From Foster Care

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We are the parents of three amazing kids we adopted from the foster care system. All my best tips and ideas for adopting and raising happy, healthy kids! Includes resources for special needs kids that have suffered trauma!

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The cost to adopt a baby can range from $5,000 - $40,000 depending on the adoption option that you choose. Paying for an adoption can feel overwhelming, this article contains 25 Adoption Fundraiser Ideas to help the adoption process to be less overwhelming. Private Adoption, Open Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Foster To Adopt, Gentle Parenting, Parenting Hacks, T Shirt Fundraiser, Adoption Options, Foster Care System

Adopt A Baby

The cost to adopt a baby can range from $5,000 - $40,000 depending on the adoption option that you choose. Paying for an adoption can feel overwhelming, this article contains 25 Adoption Fundraiser Ideas to help the adoption process to be less overwhelming.

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Foster to Adopt Process Tips and Advice

Are you thinking about becoming a foster parent? We share truthful Foster to Adopt Tips & Advice that will help you on your journey to adoption.

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What to Expect as a Foster Parent

When you start going through the licensing process, everything feels so exciting. Waiting for your first foster placement can feel terribly long. But once the kids arrive, what should you expect?

Adopted kids have many needs. Adoptive parents need to know and be sensitive to those needs, so they can help their child thrive. If you are an adoptive parent, learn 7 things an adopted child needs most from his or her parents. Foster Care Adoption, Foster To Adopt, Foster Mom, Foster Family, Adopting Older Children, Adopting A Child, Raising Kids, Foster Parenting, Kids And Parenting

What Adopted Kids Need From Their Parents — Hope In Affliction

When a child is adopted and you become an adoptive parent, the child has specific needs for you to fulfill as their parent. If you want to know how to raise an adopted child, there are several things adoptive parents can do that will help their adopted child adjust and thrive in their new home.

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Making it Through Your Foster Care Home Study

Getting through a foster care home study is a headache! Here are 8 helpful tips as you go through the process of getting licensed.

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Teach Your Child to Be An Advocate For Change

As a parent, it's our duty to create global citizens that will stand against injustice. Here's how to teach your child to be an advocate for change.

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Why white parents need to talk to their children about privilege and racism

I thought by avoiding conversations about white privilege and racism, I was protecting my children from harmful thinking. This is why I was wrong.

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Simple ways to make life with an ADHD Child easier.

Tips for making Life with an ADHD child easierLooking for advice about how to calm a child with ADHD without medication? You've scoured the internet HOPING to find that advice for parenting an ADHD child that will change your life.You've talked to family and friends.You've searched for things like How to help an ADHD Child in Schoolor maybe support for parents of an ADHD child.You've joined the facebook groups, you've talked to friends and family, but nothing works.I understand your…

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70+ Fun Activities for Bored Teens & Tweens (Make Lockdown Easier)

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Instant Family Movie Nailed It

My family is Instant Family. Every moment struck me in this movie as real life. #fostercare #adoption #fostermom #fosterlove #fosterfamily #instantfamily

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Foster parent debriefing - what it is and why its important.

Foster parent debriefing - what it is and why its important.

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Two energy drinks a day. Two 24 oz mugs of Starbucks French Roast coffee as well. Still...nothing helped. I was exhausted from caring for my FASD adopted 3-year-old and two other adopted kids with trauma histories. My body hurt constantly, I gained 40 pounds in a year and my brain felt like it just stopped working. Emotionally I was going from 0 to 100 in 2 seconds. I knew I needed to do something and fast. #caregiverburnout #fostercare #adoption #specialneedskids #specialneeds

Finding appropriate gifts for traumatized and attachment disordered children can be tough! Check out this giant list of ideas that work for hurt kids! Holiday Dates, Holiday Gifts, Holiday Decor, Holiday Wishes, Days To Christmas, Merry Christmas, Special Needs Mom, Foster Parenting, Parenting Tips

Foster and adopted children often have unique needs, especially when it comes to holidays and celebr

Foster and adopted children often have unique needs, especially when it comes to holidays and celebrations such as Christmas and birthdays. They can also be challenging kids to find presents for, especially since they don’t always appreciate or know how to care for what they receive. Click the picture to see my long list of ideas that work for special needs and traumatized kids of all ages and stages. #serenitylinkscoaching #giftideas #therapeuticparenting #adoption #fostercare #specialneeds

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Fostercare/adoption and early puberty

This is why you may need to have the sex talk with your children earlier than you may think. Read more and be informed. I neglected some things and now I regret it.