21st Century Children and Families Act

Whether it gets through or not, it is a step in the right direction. New legislation authored by California Rep. Karen Bass (D), would drastically … 21st Century Children and Families Act https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/BILLS-117hr5856ih https://bass.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-bass-introduces-21st-century-children-and-families-act-improve

How To Open Communication — Missing Mom

Life happens and then you scramble to make the best of the situation. Today’s story. We were foster parents advocating for reunification with each placement. Knowing what we know now, we would find other ways to support family reunification. With our last placement, relatives were contacted weekly for months according to the social worker, but […]Continue reading “How To Open Communication — Missing Mom”

Poverty Is Not A Good Reason — Missing Mom

The question was asked – Should poverty be a reason to remove children from their families? Let’s be clear – the stipends the families get to care for children that are not their own biological offspring are more than large enough to help take the child’s original, natural family get out of poverty. This is […]Continue reading “Poverty Is Not A Good Reason — Missing Mom”

The effects that Covid had on adoption

ttps://www.verywellfamily.com/covid-19-affects-foster-and-adoption-rates-5086425 Adoption trainings have relied on Zoom and other modern technologies to still make the effort. There really isn’t any face to face as of yet. — Denise Wise-David, Program Manager at Connecting Hearts adoption agency https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/03/24/coronavirus-leaves-foster-children-with-nowhere-to-go

Foster Care Reality Check

Sadly, that Rose Garden we were NOT promised at birth is a nightmare for some children and their families. Today, in my all things adoption group … Foster Care Reality Check I think that it is very important that foster cares are checked at least monthly to make sure that there is no abuse goingContinue reading “Foster Care Reality Check”

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