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Book Review - A Single Square Picture - A story of adoption search and reunion

by Katy Robinson In exploring her Korean beginnings, Katy Robinson offers much more than an honest and insightful look at search and reunion. Reminiscent of "Secrets and Lies," the book is... [more]

Remember Me - by Michelle Schweiss - Adoption Poetry

by Michelle Schweiss They call me the birthmotherI am much more than that.I carried you for 9 monthsAnd was your mom thenNothing can ever change that.I loved you from day number oneAnd always wanted... [more]

The Ohio Putative Father Registry - The What?

Guest Column by Erik L. Smith I am a single man. Yet I had been in Ohio for over a year before hearing of the Ohio Putative Father Registry, and then only in a Probate Law class. The professor was... [more]

Inside Out: Foster Care Reform - From Parental to Governmental Neglect

Part 1: From Parental to Governmental Neglect by William J. Ritchotte © 2001 All Rights Reserved ABOUT THE AUTHOR William Ritchotte was in foster care from the age of... [more]

From Fostering to Adopting

The Federal Adoption 2002 initiative brought pressure to bear on the child welfare system to move children from temporary care into permanent family situations more expeditiously and —... [more]

Unlocking a Heart: Sheila Ganz

Update: The film is complete. Please contact Sheila at for purchase and distribution information. Filmmaker Sheila Ganz in the editing room. Sheila... [more]

Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster parents provide a temporary, safe home for children in crisis. They are part of the child's support, treatment, and care programs. They are partners of the child's social worker, attorney,... [more]

Adoption book review - The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Adoption

"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adoption" by Chris Adamec Pros • Great format • Clear definitions of terms • Addresses tough questions Cons ... [more]

Adoption Book Review - There ARE Babies to Adopt by Christine Adamec

"There Are Babies to Adopt" by Christine A. Adamec Pros • Upbeat and positive •Extensive resources with contact information ... [more]

The Woman I Never Met by Kari Hunt - Reader Contribution - Adoption Poetry

Contributed by: Kari Hunt There is a woman out there,One I do not knowShe gave me a precious giftMy son I love so dearI say a prayer of thanksAnd one for her as wellThere is possibly a holeIn her... [more]

HHS Awards $4M for Adoption Opportunities - Press Release

HHS Awards $4 Million to Improve Opportunities for Adoption Date: October 23, 2002For Release: ImmediatelyContact: ACF Public Affairs(202) 401-9215HHS AWARDS $4 MILLION TO IMPROVEOPPORTUNITIES FOR... [more]

A Prayer for a Smiling Heart - Adoption Poetry

by Sandra Pears-Wilson aka Baby Girl Hart The Sun and Moon appear with each day that passes And not a day goes by that I don't think of you I gaze up into the night sky in awe of the stars... [more]

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