Forming a Family Through Foster Care

Forming a Family Through Foster Care Fostering to adopt is no easy task. While it can be a difficult journey, the love and family that is formed after is worth every struggle. We asked our friend Victoria to share some insights about her big family that came together was formed through fostering. How it Began… Continue reading Forming a Family Through Foster Care

Fostering For Life

Fostering For Life Accepting the role of a foster parent means opening your home and your heart to children that desperately need a home. For some people, fostering is like second nature and something they always knew they could do. For others, the role of a foster parent comes after a journey of discovering their… Continue reading Fostering For Life

Central Texas Foster Care System Needs Support

Central Texas Foster Care System Needs Support Children around the United States struggle while entering the foster care system. It is a problem that needs to be addressed. The trauma, heartbreak, and challenges these children experience are difficult for anyone to handle, let alone a child. One place in the US experiencing major issues within… Continue reading Central Texas Foster Care System Needs Support

Beating the Odds- 100 Foster Youth Graduate High School

Beating the Odds- 100 Foster Youth Graduate High School Teenage foster children transfer from school to school as they move from foster home to foster home. The lack of consistency in education is one of the reasons that 50% of foster youth do not graduate high school. This year in Houston, over 100 foster children… Continue reading Beating the Odds- 100 Foster Youth Graduate High School

As Society begins to Recover from COVID, Foster Children are Left Behind

As Society begins to Recover from COVID, Foster Children are Left Behind  The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives. As we begin to regain a sense of normalcy, foster children are being overlooked and left behind. System Standstill The onset of the Coronavirus in the United States brought the foster care… Continue reading As Society begins to Recover from COVID, Foster Children are Left Behind

Going From Military To Foster Family

Going From Military To Foster Family Estefanie is someone who always knew she wanted to adopt. Since she was a child, she knew it was the path she would take to have kids. Her fostering and adopting story began officially in 2018, when she became licensed to adopt. After being approved and licensed, Estefanie and… Continue reading Going From Military To Foster Family

Foster Family Turned Forever Family

Foster Family Turned Forever Family It takes a special person to open their door to foster children and even more of a  special person to make foster children a permanent part of their family. Rachel is one of those people. Read her story of how her foster family turned into her forever family. Where it… Continue reading Foster Family Turned Forever Family

Minnesota Woman Sentenced for Murdering Foster Child

Minnesota Woman Sentenced for Murdering Foster Child Kellie Jo Anderson, 36, is convicted of second-degree murder in the death of her 18-month-old foster child Henry. Henry’s placement with Anderson began in April 2019. Anderson told officers that she and her husband were in the process of adopting Henry last summer. The Events of April 23,… Continue reading Minnesota Woman Sentenced for Murdering Foster Child

Lawmakers Want Accountability After Death of Kansas Foster Child

Lawmakers Want Accountability After Death of Kansas Foster Child Lawmakers demand accountability after the death of an autistic boy in Kansas state custody. On Tuesday the Kansas Reclector published the results of an investigation into the death of Aaron Carter, a 6-year-old boy with autism. The report explores a systemic failure to provide medical care… Continue reading Lawmakers Want Accountability After Death of Kansas Foster Child

From Foster Care to Harvard

From Foster Care to Harvard Imagine going from foster care to Harvard when only 3% of people who’ve experienced foster care graduate from college. The obstacles foster youth face often make college a distant dream. These odds did not deter Kelisha Williams from living out her dreams and now she heads out to Harvard University… Continue reading From Foster Care to Harvard