ABC launches a new show June 3rd that focuses on a type of family not often depicted in mainstream media. And I think it's great! Check out why the new series 'The Fosters' matters to families like mine!
Long gone are the days in which a family was defined by a mom, a dad and their children. Thank goodness we’ve moved past that stereotype, since reality has shown us over and over again that what makes a family is the love that bonds its members together.
My Dearest Sweetest Clementine, After Your Adoption is complete, I’ve chosen to raise you in New York City, for now. Brooklyn to be more specific. I’m excited for you to have a childhood rich with the diversities of the city. The arts, the culture, the block parties and the FOOD. Oh my gosh, we are MORE »
Take a Turn Discovering How You Can Participate in National Foster Care Month. Where do you land on your way to help a foster kid? Brainstorm here and find like minded people by commenting below!
I feel like a failure when I have two crying babies. I didn’t plan to have two children right now, and I certainly never wanted to have infants so close in age- but things happen. I have an (almost) adopted 2 month old daughter and a 6 month old foster daughter. There is a lot MORE »
May is National Foster Care Month! 21 People Who Have Done 21 Different Things to Help My Foster Kids
May is National Foster Care Month and it's not too late to make a difference. While becoming a foster parent isn't for everyone, there are endless ways to support foster kids, their [biological] families, foster parents and all of those underpaid and overworked child welfare professionals. Here are real people who have contributed in unique ways to the quality of my foster children's lives:
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Happy Mother's Day to my birth mom and all of the others out there who may not get recognized today. I found my birth mom 10 years ago and we have a really fun relationship but I think it's important to say that even before we met, I was okay. Most of us adoptees are okay, contrary to what you might hear. We aren't the ones doing interviews or writing books about our adoption, we're busy doing other things. But we're out there. And we're probably your son or daughter.
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