WATCH: 5 Tips For Foster Adoption Parents

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An Interview With Foster Adoption Parents Kristin and Diane For more tips, check out some other resources on Foster Adoption: Can you handle foster care?  Lesbian Moms Foster Adopt 5 Children Lesbian Moms Discuss Foster Adoption

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Watch: Rob Watson Interviews Gay Dads on Adoption

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A Gay Dad Coffee Chat With Rob Watson: Rob Watson features an interview with Chad and Wayne who are a very special couple who have literally saved their son’s life day after day. This is part 1 of a 5 part series that you don’t want to miss.

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A Unique Way to Fund Adoption

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When Casey and David met in 2008 they discussed wanting kids on their first date.  They instantly connected over their mutual passions for music and travel which also coincided with their careers.  They are finally beginning the adoption process and dream of the day they take their first plane ride with their child and get […]

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A Gay Father’s Simple Hopes For Justice Sotomayor

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By Henry Amador So I would never use the word intelligent to describe myself. I am far from a thinker or an over analytical man. I am much simpler than that, more basic, I’m a feeler. I trust my gut and my instincts and I make every attempt to move away from what what I […]

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Our Adoption Journey Truly Begins

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By Brad and Justin To be completely honest, the excitement after our trip to Dollywood and our desire to grow our family was quickly overshadowed with a million and one questions.  Where do we even begin?  How much will it cost us?  What would other people say about us and more importantly, our child?  Brad […]

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A Gay Dad, Hoping To Adopt, Questions His Choices.

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By Henry Amador Our family is hoping to grow. My husband would have enough kids to have our own baseball team. Me? I’m happy with our one but I also know how happy our son would be with a sibling or two, so I have secretly come to terms with the idea of three children. […]

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Our Experience With Foster Care/Adoption Training

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By Jillian Lauren Scott and I spent the last two weekends getting our foster care training certificate through a private agency called Five Acres. The Five Acres mission is to provide safety, well-being and permanency to children and families in crisis. We were inspired in part by the journey of our friends Shawna Kenney and […]

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When A Foster Child Feels Safe To Be Honest

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By Diane Ponist A recent lesson learned: never hold anything in and never hold back. Keeping quiet even though you have an inkling that something isn’t right could be all the difference in the world. Especially as a foster parent. It’s the only way to truly protect a child. After returning from a visit at […]

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To My Son On His Gotcha Day 2015

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By Jillian Lauren   It was T’s “Gotcha Day” last week, which is adoption-speak for the day we finally held him for the first time. I write him a letter every year, trying to preserve for him (and me) a snapshot of who he is at that moment in time. It has been six years. […]

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