(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Placement: This term is used to describe the point in time when your child comes to live with you in your home.
See Also: Multiethnic Placement Act, adoption placement, inter-ethnic placement, legal risk placement, placement date, Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
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Preparing for the Arrival of Your Child - Daily Routine Needs - Adoption
Daily Routine Needs Fortunately, there are many book titles available that detail the basic daily needs of children of all ages. Here are just a few things to keep in mind: Food Two year olds are notorious for picky eating. Try not to worry. Buy a good child care guide, provide a variety of...
From Fostering to Adopting: Making It Permanent
The Federal Adoption 2002 Initiative brought pressure to bear on the U.S. child welfare system to move children from temporary care into permanent family situations more expeditiously and - hopefully - without sacrificing the rights of any of the parties involved. Many of these children are... Lifebooks Create Memories Where There Were None Before
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Top Ten Questions Part 1
October 28, 2013, 8:08 pm
I thought it might be helpful if I compiled a list of the top ten questions I get asked about adoption. The answers to these questions may differ from your opinion or vary from state to state. There may be some answers that you don't agree with and that is okay. If you do disagree, please... Should You Foster if You Want to Adopt?
October 18, 2013, 1:30 pm
Should you foster if you really want to adopt? Some areas have thriving foster-to-adopt programs where you go through the foster care training and become licensed foster parents, but you are only called with placements of children who are already likely to be in need of an adoptive home. Either... Silence
October 18, 2013, 10:58 pm
I've been silent here for many months. This process, trying to adopt my relative's son because his mother cannot care for him, has been heart-wrenching for everyone involved.
The last time you heard from me, I was hopeful that Alan would leave the UK to join our family in the US before too...
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Ripped off the bandaid
November 25, 2013, 8:28 pm
Our first placement 3 year old FS with us for 3 days just left for grandmas and his two older brothers are already there. Fd 6 days old, call her jitterbug is his sister but is still here. Grandma lost the kids before because she let the bios see them. Wild child fit in so well and completely lost...
National Adoption Month..long sorry
November 25, 2013, 11:22 am
DH & I got into fostering as a means to adopt, well that was well over 2 years ago. Our longest placement was 11 months which ended up in RU to biomom 11 months ago. Since RU biomom no longer has custody which was given to biograndma b/c biomom wasn't able to keep her side of the street clean...
Baby was born. Starting to panic! LOL
November 25, 2013, 10:07 pm
Well, my anticipated new FD was born on Saturday. She is being discharged to me tomorrow afternoon. Visits will be frequent, but not as frequent as SW thought, as there was some DV last week. Also, grandparents are a good resource and will be doing the supervision. :banana: I was supposed to do...
November 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
So I have been back on the list for about a week. I felt really led to open to another placement, especially since in my area there has been a dramatic upswing in removals (due to several children dying in the area). I had gotten a call on Thursday night but missed ALL4 calls. I couldn't have taken...
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Choices: A Single Mom Speaks Out
When people first discover that I am a single parent with nine children, 7 of whom are teenagers or young adults, I am inevitably asked the question, "How do you DO it?" My answer is always... Alyson
This October, as my first daughter's 18th birthday drew near, I was reminded of the amazing ways God works in our lives. She has grown happy, healthy and strong, and though my heart aches to know... Mary
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"NEED ADVICE BEDTIME PROBLEM" - Adoption.com Forums
I have a new placement 22 month old boy. I have no idea about his history. He was getting sleepy so I put him in the crib and he freaked. He was shaking and screaming.
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