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 […]

Texas harms foster children with inattention, shoddy system, lawsuit says

By ROBERT T. GARRETT Source: Dallas Morning News Austin Bureau rtgarrett@dallasnews.com Published 29 March 2011 10:38 AM AUSTIN — Texas violates the rights of abused and neglected children by running a shoddy foster care system, the New York-based group Children’s Rights says in a class-action federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. Too many youths are isolated and linger for years […]

Bonding With Your Foster Child

Top 10 Five Minute Bonding Activities From Carrie Craft, Your Guide to Adoption / Foster Care. 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 of Abuse and/or Neglect Comfort […]