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There is enough love to rescue children from foster care

This morning, 400,000 children woke up in America wondering, "Is today the day?" Which day? The day they might finally find a "Forever Family." These 400,000 children are in the American foster care system. They may have entered the system a few weeks ago ---or a few years ago. This may be their first foster home — or their fifth. They may have been placed with their brothers or

My Open Adoption

Written by Birth Parent, Tamra HydeI sometimes hear adoptive parents, especially new ones, expressing concern and frustration about knowing how to navigate relationships with birthparents, especially when the 2 parties may find they are on different pages in regard to boundaries and expectations.I have observed a few things that seem pretty consistent to most open adoptions– Birth parents who feel confident and secure in the relationship

What an adoptive mother wants you to know about her child’s Birthmother

Post written by a Forever Bound Staff member- Today I heard the words "when people hear adoption they get curious and want to know details." A birth mother once shared with me that a neighbor told her "you made a huge mistake by placing." I've heard of adoptive parents being asked "do you think you could ever love someone else's child as much as your own."