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Articles About "Single Parent"

Reading with your child
Following are some good books to help discuss foster care and adoption with your child, and some to help with bonding activities as well. Let’s Talk About It: Adoption by Fred Rogers Mister Rogers addresses, with sensitivity and insight, the questions children have about being adopted. He...
Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Introduction When parents learn that their child has a disability or a chronic illness, they begin a journey that takes them into a life that is often filled with strong emotion, difficult choices, interactions with many different professionals and specialists, and an ongoing need for information...
Single Parenting and Children's Academic Achievement
Although growing up in a single-parent family is frequently viewed as a risk factor for a child, single-parent families are now fairly common. Of children born since 1984, more than 60% will spend an average of 5 years of their childhood in a single-parent family . Moreover, 30% of all children in...
Hot Topic: Disruption
Hot Topic: Disruption For the thousands of adoptions that result in successful, happy families, there are some adoptions which do not continue, resulting in the separation of the child from the family. When the child leaves the family before the adoption petition is finalized in a court of law,...

"Single Parent" in the News

Single Parents Still Face Social Stigma, Despite Making Up One Quarter Of UK Families
If you're a single parent, or if you grew up in a single parent family, you'll know that mothers and fathers who parent alone have one of the hardest jobs in the world. But instead of celebrating them for their courage and commitment to their children, some people express negative feelings...
Areavoices: 9 tips for single parents heading to college
Making it through college can be a challenge for any of us-add to that the responsibility of being a single parent and college can be especially demanding. Dr. Bill Burns, director of the North Dakota State University Counseling Center, and Maggie Pearl, admissions manager at Rasmussen...
Benefits to all single-parent families and new unemployed
As of Thursday, those hardest hit by the financial crisis will be able to submit applications for collecting their share of the social dividend
Julia Gillard defends single parent benefit change
Former PM in second public interview 'stands by' changes which moved single parents off pension and on to Newstart Gabrielle Chan

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"Single Parent" in the Adoption Blogs

Introducing...
March 12, 2013, 2:12 pm
The story starts like most of these stories do; I was seventeen, and one autumn afternoon I received that life altering news; I was expecting a child. To this day, those words, their enormity will never leave me. I didn't hide it from anyone, like I know some choose to do. I promptly told my...
Grieving the Ability to Adopt
August 6, 2013, 9:18 am
Many people understand the need for infertile couples to grieve the loss of their fertility, especially those who are unable to resolve their infertility with a mutually genetic child. But to grieve the ability to adopt? To understand this, one must first appreciate that adoption is not a go-to...
14 Years Ago
July 17, 2012, 6:41 am
It was Sunshine's birthday last week. She turned 14 and somehow, that sounds a lot older than 13 to me. Maybe it's because she's a high-schooler now. Anyway, the event had me waxing nostalgic about when she was born. Sunshine's birth-mother -- Suzy -- was in her twenties and in the Army....
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"Single Parent" in the Adoption Forums

Thanks for the valuable information
April 10, 2014, 12:38 pm
Thanks so much for taking time to provide us with the valuable information. We definitely want to follow all the procedures and will do that. It is just that the timeline seems to be very long (they have made it this way for good reasons..) Thanks again for your time and...
Turning down placements :(
February 3, 2014, 2:00 pm
Ok - I don't know about anyone else, but it seems to be either feast or famine with me when it comes to placements. When I became a foster parent, I was certified for up to 3 children. At recertification, after adopting my DD, I was told I was still certified for 3 foster placements along with...
My Argument is there is a huge difference between quoting a Website and Reality??
March 28, 2014, 10:53 am
My argument is there is a huge difference between quoting a Website and Reality?? As an Educational Forum, there is no way possible. That a Single Parent could manage being In Country for 3 years. While also managing both life here in the United States per employment and home. As well...
Care /Supervision for High School Foster Children
March 21, 2014, 10:10 am
Hello all. I've been reading this site for a couple months and in the middle of a home study and supposed to get certified next Thursday and opened within a week or so after that. I am a single parent household interested in fostering 5th-12th grade ages. My homestudy worker has asked me to put...

Stories About "Single Parent"

The Opposite of Lost is Found
August 10, 1988Dear Journal,It all began with a letter that read, "I realize that this letter may not reach you and that perhaps you have a different last name and address now. I am eager to...
A Success Story
I am a child who was adopted by a loving home and this story is from my point of view. My mother adopted me as a single parent, so it has been just me and her since I was 7. I was permanently taken...
Pray For Us
I write this to all the adoptive parents we (birthmothers) prayed for.My story is not much different than most. I found myself pregnant at 15 and very confused. I had grown up in a Christian home and...

"Single Parent" on Adoption.com

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Single Parent Adoption - Adoption - Adoption.org
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Single Parent - Adoption - Adoption.org
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Single Parent Adoption - Blogger
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