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Lifeline’s Second Annual Orphan Care Conference in Colombia | – Foster Parents Article

This past August, Lifeline had the privilege of celebrating our second annual Orphan Care Conference in Colombia. The Lord has been gracious and shown our in-country team much favor and response over the last several years, as we have been building relationships with various local churches. Oscar Perez, our Latin America (un)adopted coordinator, has been discipling various local pastors and their congregations throughout Colombia and empowering them to lead their country in the orphan care crisis. Seeing the local church…

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How a Great Foster Care Transition Happens – Foster Parents Article

Having provided therapeutic foster care with KidsPeace in Maine for seven years, Betty Ann Wilder certainly understands what goes into developing a solid transition plan for a child leaving her home, and the various obstacles that can derail the best plans. The most recent transition for a child in her care clearly illustrates Betty Ann’s unwavering commitment to great teamwork. L. moved into the Wilder home in April 2016 on his fourth foster placement. At just shy of three years…

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Young Couple Enthusiastically Adopts Five Siblings – Foster Parents Article

Miranda and Brian planned to adopt internationally through Children’s Home Society. Then they found out they were too young to fulfill the age requirement for the international program and decided to become foster parents until they turned 25. Just after becoming licensed, they provided weekend respite care for a sibling group of four. The children were living with their aunt and uncle, who were planning to adopt them. A month later, they did respite care for the children again. Less…

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Cannabis terapeutica nei bambini: le storie di due pazienti del Gaslini – Parents Article

L’Ospedale Pediatrico Gaslini di Genova, è per ora l’unico ospedale pediatrico italiano a prescrivere la cannabis terapeutica ai bambini : ecco le storie del paziente più grande e del paziente più piccolo in cura.Le proprietà della cannabis terapeuticaLa cannabis possiede importanti proprietà terapeutiche che possono tornare utili in ambito medico, per alleviare alcuni sintomi di origine patologica. Si tratta di un dato ampiamente riconosciuto dal mondo scientifico, tanto che anche i pazienti in giovanissima età vengono sottoposti ai trattamenti in…

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Year 3 Of Tutoring Was A Success – Foster Parents Article

We began our Tutoring Program in 2016 and year over year have continued to see stellar results for the students enrolled! We believe every child deserves an opportunity to thrive and our Tutoring Program is one way we help Foster Youth succeed. Through this program, we have provided over 6,600 one-on-one, in-home academic tutoring hours to over 180 Foster Youth from Pre-K to College to help them overcome learning gaps. Our tutors are providing invaluable instruction, stable adult relationships and acting…

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Considering Concurrent Planning: Is It Right for You? – Foster Parents Article

This content was originally published by North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) Concurrent planning makes a promise to a child: When you enter foster care you will be placed with only one family and that family will see you through reunification with your family, or if reunification is not safe or possible, the foster family will adopt you. It’s can be hard on the parents but it’s a wonderful option for children who won’t have to move if they…

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L’importanza per i bimbi di lavarsi le mani – Parents Article

Care mamme sapete che lavarsi le mani in maniera accurata è una delle prime regole da insegnare ai propri bambini per salvaguardare la loro salute? A ricordarcelo è proprio l’OMS (Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità) in occasione della giornata mondiale dell’igiene delle mani, che si è celebrata lo scorso 5 maggio.Lavarsi le mani: le raccomandazioni dell’OMSPoiché le mani sono un vero e proprio ricettacolo di germi è necessario che la loro detersione sia accurata. In particolare l’OMS consiglia di:utilizzare un detergente…

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What Kind of Support Does a Foster Carer Get? – Foster Parents Article

Here’s an example to help me explain this better. I work with a fostering couple who have a sibling placement. The children are seven and 11 years of age and the same gender. Again, the family lives in South London. These children have experienced high-level trauma and abuse, so when they came to my carers, they were disturbed — they didn’t sleep well and used to have horrific night terrors, where they would scream and shout in their sleep and…

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Life Skills – CHLSS – Foster Parents Article

Hope will be 18 in a few weeks and in 12 short weeks, she will be off to college. It’s all very exciting, and in some ways, I am a little surprised that she’s not pulling away from me a little. But, no. She’s not pulling away at all. In fact, my lovely daughter is more attached to me than a barnacle. She wants to watch TV with me. She wants to go to the gym with me and use…

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Perde lo scuolabus e scrive alla mamma la lista dei pro e contro – Parents Article

Ha fatto il giro del web la lettera che un bambino statunitense ha scritto a sua madre dopo aver perso lo scuolabus: a rendere virale la storia è il tono ironico ed originale in cui il ragazzino si giustifica. La lettera di Adam alla madre Perdere l’autobus per andare a scuola e riuscire a trovare, in modo originale ed ironico, il modo di giustificarsi: è quanto ha fatto con la propria mamma il giovane Adam, un ragazzino residente negli Stati…

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