Foster and Adoptive moms

A place where moms of adopted and foster children can talk about topics of parenting our beautiful blessings.

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Divorce & Adoption

Has anyone been divorced after adopting? I am recently divorced and have an adopted daughter who is 3 1/2. Just wondering how this is going to affect her along with having to...

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adoption

Does anyone know where you can buy a book on how to tell your child he/she is adopted. Any suggestions would be appreciated on what age you should start telling your child...

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economy and fostering

We were just told that the appeal by the bio mom was favored on her side and after almost 3 years they want to let her try again! WHY??? Because the state is broke and they want...

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Questions about adoption

Hi, I am really looking for some guidance in how adoption works. I am a step mother to 2 amazing children. My husband has physical custody and I have been the only mommy they...

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Children going home

My husband and I have had many foster children come and go out of our house but today was the hardest day of our foster parenting. We were placed two beautiful girls last May....

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Kinship care foster moms...

I"m glad that this group exists. I know someone else who has already been through this but only one person. Are there any other people who are raising the kids of thier siblings...

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The waiting...

It has been a year now since we went back on the list to foster/adopt again. We have had three calls and each time on the day of arrival a judge decides they should be placed...

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Are we too old to Adopt again?

Ok, maybe the word Old, is a bit harsh. We are 34 and 35. When I think about adopting, I also think about how old we would be when they graduate high school. We are wanting to...

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Foster Parenting?

My husband and I have been trying to become foster parents since June 2009, any advice ?? We really want to be able to give to needy children but aren't having much luck with...

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adoption ceremony for 13 year old

My family and I are about to finalize the paper work to adopt our foster daughter who is 13. We also have two other adopted children which we adopted as infants. We have a...

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burnout

'm a single woman considering foster parenting for disabled children, how do you keep from burning out and where have you found help when you need a break?

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What to do

I have been a foster parent for 6 years and in Aug of 2007 two little boys came into our lives birthmom had a baby that september and we have now adopted al three boys. my 5...

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Needs prayer and encouragement

Hey ladies. I am a foster to adopt mother to a 2 1/2 month baby boy who we brought home from the hospital at 4 days old. He was placed in our care with the intentions of being...

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timeline for state adoptions

My husband and I are in the process of adopting through the state. We have been recommened for several children through our caseworker. These children have been recommended...