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...
Happy Gotcha Day!

Happy Gotcha Day!

  The love of a family, a “forever home,” and a sense of belonging — these are the sensations we celebrate every November 19th on National Adoption Day. In the United States, there are over a hundred thousand children in foster care waiting for a permanent...

R.I. Foster Care Bill Passes

In June, a bill passed the House and Senate. At the beginning of this month, that law was signed into effect by the Governor of Rhode Island. This bill? The Foster Parents’ Bill of Rights. This bill establishes a formal statement of the rights of foster parents in the...