Understanding Ambiguous Loss

For nearly seven years now, I have suffered the grief from losing my son in 2004. I have been paralyzed, lost, and trapped in the pain since 2004. I have grieved, or so I thought. Maybe I didn’t grieve. I really don’t know for sure, since this sort of thing was not part of my plan […]

Videos:Foster care from the child’s point of view

PART 1 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu4nldTcpt8&feature=related]     PART 2 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbrk_Rd8xEU&feature=related]             PART 3 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNIlXOALJjo&feature=related]               PART 4 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8C9W5JewDI&feature=related]

How to Bond With Your (Foster) Child

Top 10 Five Minute Bonding Activities From Carrie Craft, Your Guide to Adoption / Foster Care. FREE Newsletter. Sign Up Now! These activities are not for every foster/adoptive parent or every foster/adoptive child. Only do what is comfortable for you and your foster/adopted child. Keep in mind: Child’s Age – Chronological and Emotional Child’s History […]

Child agency touts progress

Foster kid adoption rate has improved in S.A. region, but much wor Web Posted: 10/03/2007 12:00 AM CDT Nancy Martinez Express-News Child Protective Services has in the past 21/2 years seen a higher turnover among caseworkers, taken on more cases, removed more children that it can place and seen a large gap in the number […]