Parents whose rights were terminated can now petition courts: Champion/Moran bill restores parental rights

Every state should follow this lead. This is an awesome step forward in the fight for child welfare system reform. Good job Minnesota!!! Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed into law legislation allowing the reestablishment of the parent/child relationship. At left, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and Sen. Bobby Champion, at right, Rep. Rena Moran and Sen. […]

The Truth About Aging Out of Foster Care

Source: view original content here Some children don’t have loving homes that they can call their own. For whatever reason, the parents of these children are not able to provide for them and neither is their extended family. When this occurs, the child will be placed into the foster care system. More than 250,000 children […]

The Truth About Aging Out of Foster Care

Source: view original content here Some children don’t have loving homes that they can call their own. For whatever reason, the parents of these children are not able to provide for them and neither is their extended family. When this occurs, the child will be placed into the foster care system. More than 250,000 children […]

Scientists have found that the brain actually changes when a woman becomes a mother…

September 20, 2018 — 9:11 AM Nesting, baby showers, and those sweet ultrasound pics might seem like the most exciting, dynamic way to prepare for the birth of your sweet little one. But internally, your brain is making massive and exciting changes, too, as a way to support your new role as a mom. The […]

This is why Trump’s recommendation to replace SNAP FOOD STAMPS with food boxes is a bad idea… and its not really about the food or the money.

And when it was my turn, there was nobody left to speak up for me… I know this isn’t normally in line with my blog topic of Foster Care but it does relate to the interest of families all across our country. So, please take a moment and help me get this message out. I […]

This is why Trump’s recommendation to replace SNAP FOOD STAMPS with food boxes is a bad idea… and its not really about the food or the money.

And when it was my turn, there was nobody left to speak up for me… I know this isn’t normally in line with my blog topic of Foster Care but it does relate to the interest of families all across our country. So, please take a moment and help me get this message out. I […]

What Treatments Are Available For PTSD?

PTSD is treated by a variety of forms of psychotherapy (talk therapy) and pharmacotherapy (medication). There is no single best treatment, but some treatments appear to be quite promising, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).  CBT includes a number of diverse but related techniques such as cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). […]

What Treatments Are Available For PTSD?

PTSD is treated by a variety of forms of psychotherapy (talk therapy) and pharmacotherapy (medication). There is no single best treatment, but some treatments appear to be quite promising, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).  CBT includes a number of diverse but related techniques such as cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). […]