International Adoption - Latvia
Note: Latvia is currently revising its law on international adoption. Procedures are likely to change in 2002 DISCLAIMER: The information in this notice concerning the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving... Oklahoma
Children and Family Services Division Adoption Services 907 S. Detroit, Suite 750 Tulsa, OK 74120 Section Phone: (918) 588-1730 State Website http://www.okdhs.org/programsandservices/adopt/docs/faq.htm Photolisting http://www.okdhs.org/adopt/Adoptions/includes/content/waiting.htm ... A Ray of Hope
I always hoped and prayed that someday the beautiful baby girl I loved so much would re-enter my world. It was a day that I both feared and longed for. After months of soul-searching and counseling, I gave birth to *Tara* in February, 1983. *Tara* is her birth name. Angela is her given name by her... International Adoption - Grenada
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign legal counsel. Prospective adoptive parents are...
Is Foster Care for You?
July 7, 2011, 8:12 pm
One of the hardest parts of becoming a foster parent for my family was meeting the regulations that are in place. Living on a farm that is full of animals and heavy machinery made it difficult for us to adapt our lives in the necessary areas. As avid outdoors sports people, having to store our... Touching the Life of a Teen
June 27, 2012, 3:51 pm
I am sitting in a very hot room waiting for a pack of teenagers to head my way. I am their teacher. I look forward to every moment of that teaching time but I have to admit, I am relishing the quiet of this room to collect my thoughts before I am overtaken.
Teens are an interesting bunch. They... The Fear of DCFS
March 11, 2011, 8:30 am
The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) never really meant much to me before I had children and there was never any reason to think about the department after we adopted Elle. DCFS was for other people, people who abused and neglected their children, people who committed crimes and...
My Journey to Placement
When I was 16 years old, my boyfriend at the time and I found out that I was pregnant. We found out in February of that year (1994). We planned to be married the following June for a couple reasons,... Our Adopted Blessing
I always, since I can remember, have wanted to be a mom. My husband and I tried for over 2 years to get pregnant. We only went as far as hormones. I gained 30 pounds the two months that I took them.... We Always Called You Jason
Her name is Nancy (Married Name), Daughter of Helen (Birth Last Name), daughter of Gene (Birth Last Name), deceased. She is 52. She is once divorced, once widowed. She is a tollbooth collector in St....
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