Adopting from Foster Care
Thinking about adopting from foster care? Here are some important facts and experiences to know from those who have adopted from the foster care system.
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Finally Family Homes | Empowering Transition Aged Youth to Success
Is someone you care about aging out of foster care? Not sure what resources are available to support your successful transition to adulthood? Check out this list of resources for housing support, to college, and health care and more. Resources are out there! #agingout #fostercare
Youth Without A Home Statistics
When children placed in foster care reach the maximum age that a State will support them (18 – 21) without being reunited with family or being placed in a permanent home, it’s called aging out. In total, more than half of the youth who had been homeless reported being homeless for more than 30 days since their last interview. Foster Care, Adoption, Christian Lifestyle, Social Stories
The Secret of Adoption
Secrets are withheld from family, friends and those you’re in business with. Often, the secret of adoption is even withheld from the adoptee. It can be very emotional when the secret is revealed. adoptive family | birth family | infant adoption
Adopt A Baby
It can seem impossible to pay for your adoption expenses out of pocket, especially in the large amounts that come due at the most random moments in time. Having a clear, simple step by step process will make funding your adoption so much easier. Being in a community with people that are walking through the adoption process too will make it even easier. Let’s work together to meet your adoption funding goals.
Creative Imagination and the Adopted Child
Understanding why your adopted child has such a creative imagination is important. It can be full of emotional stress and as an adoptive parent, understanding the reasons can be helpful to your relationship with your child. | adoption
STORIES OF HOPE SHE SAID yes. YES TO LOVE
Meet Kate Wilson! Kate of Boise, Idaho ALWAYS wanted to be a mom.From the age of 7, she knew she wanted to be a mom of adopted children. 🥰 Kate watched as friends and family got married. 🤨And as a single woman in her 30's, Kate decided she was done waiting. 🚀....
Strategies for attaching with your foster or adopted child. | Teaching Wounded Angels to Fly
In my last post I talked about a new adventure I’ve embarked on to regain my health and learn to find peace in the chaos of caring for kids from trauma. Because even though their dysregulation and hypervigilant behaviors and triggers are what initially caused a lot of the upheaval, until I learn to settle my own mind and just live in the present, I will not be able to help restore peace to our house.Peace starts with me. #fostercare #connectedparenting #adoption #attachment
Thousands Are Waiting for A Forever Family in California
California has more youth aging out of foster care than any other State in the country and many more coming down the pipeline - youth waiting and hoping to find a forever home and family.⠀ ⠀ Too many get the message that they are "too old" to be adopted and lose hope. ⠀ ⠀ It's part of our mission at Finally Family Homes to restore hope and provide opportunities to connect to the community and to even find a sense of permanency. ⠀ ⠀ We believe no one is too old for a family.
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Aging Out | Statistics
When children placed in foster care reach the maximum age that a State will support them (18 - 21) without being reunited with their family or placed in a permanent adoptive home, it's called aging out. Kids who age out are often sent out of their foster homes the day they turn 18 without any resources. #finallyfamilyhomes #fostercare #homelessness #agingout #trafficking
Parenting In Christ: Treasures for Parenting from Jesus
Parenting in Christ stands out from other Christian parenting books by centering on Christ-like character, not doling out rules and formulas. #GentleChristianParenting #parentingbooks #biblestudy #christianparentingbooks