Infant Adoption

Coping with Fear of the Unknown When Adopting – Foster Parents Article

This content was originally published by Creating a Family, the national infertility education and support nonprofit. When most of us think about becoming a parent, we dream of a healthy child. We may not expect perfection, but sure hope that our child does not have significant special needs. So how do you cope with the fear of the unknown when adopting? What if this child has an undiagnosed mental illness, what if this child was exposed to alcohol or drugs…

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Join us for Fidgety Fairy Tales, The Mental Health Musicals – Foster Parents Article

Come join us Monday, April 8 for Fidgety Fairy Tales This year Minnesota Association for for Children’s Mental Health joins us again in their 11th musical where familiar fairy tales are re-imagined to raise awareness about children’s mental health. With great music and gentle humor, this hour-long musical is fun for the whole family. This year’s stories include: Puss in Boots (Autism) Mary Had a Little Lamb (Anxiety) The Ants and the Grasshopper (ADHD) Tickets are free, but seating is…

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The Holidays When You’re Longing for a Baby Can Be So HARD – Foster Parents Article

This content was originally published by Creating a Family, the national infertility education and support nonprofit. Let’s pause for just a moment to recognize that this season of joy is also a season of pain for some, including the 1 in 8 people who are suffering from infertility. The holidays when you’re longing for a baby can be so HARD! This blog is for you if: Your honest answer to the question of what you want for Christmas is “a…

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