Foster Care/Adoption Moms

For moms that have choosen their children and are dealing with the ins and outs of social services.

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When to bring up adoption?

I've had my 2yr old daughter since she was 3months. I've never talked to her about being adopted because I felt she was too young. However she's understanding more things and...

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After Adoption Support

My husband and I have been foster parents for 5 years now. We have had MANY wonderful kids in and out of our home. However, we were blessed to adopt two beautiful children. We...

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May lose our "Daughter"

We are the foster parents of a 6 year old girl. We have 2 bio sons. FD has only lived with us for 7 months but se ha been in care for 32 months. She was placed with us as a...

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Adoption/ Parent contact

I have a question that maybe some of you may have some experience with. We are fostering 2 children, whose birth mother will very likely not be able to regain custody of. She...

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waiting for adoption to be final

We have a sibling group of 3. Bio mom's rights terminated in May, father's rights were never persued so we are still waiting. We have had baby for 2 yrs and the older 2 siblings...

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How hard is the adoption process?

i have a 3 yr old foster son,who i would really love to adopt,he is my nephew but sees me as mum,both his parents are no hopers,and would never get him in thier custody...

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Navigating the Adoption Process

My husband and I have just started the adoption process. We are meeting with an adoption attorney to get on what I have been told is a listserv of babies available for...

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Waiting for baby/ toddler

My husband and I are one home study away from being fully licenced as foster to adopt parents. The exictement is building as is the many questions from family and friends. How...

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just starting

Hello, everyone!! Well I'm just in the starting process of getting paperwork done, classes attended, etc. to become a foster/adopt mother....ALL helpful comments welcome!!...

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Waiting for a foster-to-adopt referral

My husband & I are approved to adopt thru DSS. We have one bio-daughter already. We're waiting for our case worker to call with good news, but we were told it would probably be...

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Adopting a school age child?

Hi, I am joining this group in hopes of some advice or stories that will help us make a better decision. My husband and I have 1 daughter, Kadyn Star, who we adopted at birth...

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Adoption almost complete

Evening ladies. I'm Angi and have been a member for a while. I read occasionally, but this is my first time to post. I have been a foster parent to a little boy for almost...

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a bit discouraged

Hey ladies I am frustrated with something I was told regarding filing taxes. I was told prior to my adoption being finalized that I would qualify for my state's adoption tax...

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New to Foster/Adoption

My husband and I are almost done. We are waiting for an appointment with home study, we are excited but nervous, should we be nervous about the home study?

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Need Some Support

My husband and I were trying to adopt for about two years when we were contacted by the state and asked to be foster parents for a kinship placement. We decided to go for it and...

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