Adopting a Special-Needs Child

Adopting a Special-Needs Child

  Children in the United States foster care system often have special needs. According to a study by Children’s Rights, a national child welfare organization, at least 30 percent of children awaiting adoption have at least one chronic medical condition; at...
Getting to Know Your Foster Kid

Getting to Know Your Foster Kid

  It can be rough forging an emotional connection with foster and adopted children, but it’s an important part of the process to making them feel comfortable. Step one, of course, is to establish who you are and why you’re now in the child’s life. Though you have...
Helping Foster Children Feel at Home

Helping Foster Children Feel at Home

It doesn’t matter if it is an emergency, temporary placement, or they end up with you until they go off to college, one of the hardest and most important things that you can do for a foster child is making them feel comfortable and supported. Here are some tips for...