Articles related to: National Adoption Day
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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on November 2, 2021
November is National Adoption Month. We take time this month to honor the children and parents who have found their way together through adoption.
There are many misconceptions about adoption, so we’d like to honor this month by taking some of the mystery out of foster care adoption.
What is Foster Care Adoption?
Foster care adoption, or “adoption through foster care” or “foster to adopt”, means that a child (age birth through 18, and sometimes
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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on December 5, 2019
The courthouse was bustling with activity. A digital sign welcomed families. On the third floor, balloons bobbed, Storm Troopers doled out high fives and hugs, and photographers snapped away, capturing moments of joy. Everyone was dressed in their finest, from little Mary Jane shoes on feet who could not yet walk to three piece suits and bow ties. There was excitement, confusion, commotion, anxiety, and oh so much love. Families waited for their turn to
You’ve taken the classes. You’ve been fingerprinted, interviewed, reference-checked. You’ve watched the “Removed” movie fourteen times. You’ve read blogs and
There are so many wonderful people out there who want to support the children and families with whom we work.