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Childless? Have You Considered Adopting a Foster Child?

People often suggest adoption as an option for those of us who can’t have children for whatever reason. They don’t realize that it’s a long hard process, that some of us don’t want somebody else’s child, and that partners opposed to biological parenthood aren’t likely to want to adopt children either. 560 more words


Somebody Cares

Somebody Cares, written by Susan Farber Straus, PhD, and illustrated by Claire Key

The book is subtitled “a guide for kids who have experienced neglect” and the author does an excellent, accurate, and engaging job explaining what a child living in an environment of neglect may be feeling. 306 more words

Books For Kids

The Christmas Surprise - Foster Care Style

The great Christmas pie mishap of 2017 was the most wonderful disaster.

On Christmas Eve I was falling behind in Christmas cooking, so I bought a pre-baked pie crust and I prepped the pie filling, deciding I’d finish it off on Christmas morning before heading to Grandma’s for the big meal. 492 more words

Day One.

We have some big, exciting news we would like to share with everyone: our family is going to be growing soon! No, we are not pregnant. 986 more words


Jane Paulson: Leveling playing field for foster kids

The year was 1990, and it was pivotal in Jane Paulson’s life. After spending a decade working as a social worker, she was ready for a career change. 397 more words

LCSNW North Puget Sound

Fostering Fathers

Dear Isabella and Jordan,

On June 15th, your papa and I will celebrate the 20th anniversary of our first date.  We met at a café for brunch not far from where we currently live.  879 more words