Foster and Adoptive moms

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


Failer to Thrive Question

We have been presented with fostering 7m old "organic" failure to thrive triplets. The BIG catch is they are in aNICU an hour away. I am not familure with the term "organic"...


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...


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...


Build Self Esteem

This is a great way to build self-esteem with your adopted child(ren) Make them a book of their own and show them how important they are to everyone they know. SAMPLES:...


fostering when you have a toddler

We are foster/adopt parents and have been involved in the system for almost 5 years now. We have strait fostered both kids that return to thier families and kids that are...


Starting the process....

Hi there, my husband and I have one teenage foster daughter on and off. We are now in the process of being cetified to become adoptive parents through a foster/adopt program....


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...



I am adopted my newpew and in need of adivce... How much would it cost to do this...with out a ancegy


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...


Fundraising for Adoption

Hi! I've recently started a fundraising website/blog that lists fundraisers that anyone can use but the fundraisers posted are hosted or run by adopting families or...



We are having an American Girl Doll give away to help support our adoption of Penny. Please visit us at Thanks and many blessings.


Name change info please :)

We haven't began the adoption process yet, but hope to soon. My question is, I know the child's last name changes to ours but I want to change the middle name. Does DSS allow...