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Young, Single, And Adopting: What to do the FIRST night! - hate the idea of checking for bugs/lice but it's a good idea and there are good & tactful ways to do this step discussed in the article. Make sure kids know they're safe. Show them you locking doors/windows etc. Ask about a light at night. I like to call them "mini lamps". Makes kids feel less childish and self conscious about using them.

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God Found Us You (HarperBlessings) [Hardcover], (adoption, childrens adoption books, christian childrens books, adopted, love, mothers, foster care, story, adoption books, christianity)

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Possibly one of the best books for adoptive families and I love how it tackles many of the rude and inappropriate questions non-adoptive families always feel the need to ask in a positive way while reassuring children of their purpose :)

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When adopting a newborn from another state, it is extremely important to be prepared. You will likely have to stay in that state until the ICPC (Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children) pa...

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Why don't consequences, discipline, and rewards work with some adopted children? This question is asked by adoptive parents every day. Find out why on www.lovinadoptin.com #adoption #attachment #fostercare

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story for children in foster care - We got this book when we first got our daughter who was in foster care.....she still loves this book 3 years later!

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10 Life-Altering Baby Care Hacks

You Gotta Be Crazy to Adopt From Foster Care... www.creatingafamily.org We said yes to adopting from foster care! Excited for this adventure. JasonAndKristaAdoptMN.blogspot.com

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Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families - Dr. Karyn Purvis by Tapestry. "Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families" by Dr. Karyn Purvis, presented at the 2008 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference.

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You Were Wanted - DIY Printable Adoption Chalk Nursery Poster Sign

You Were Wanted DIY Printable Adoption Chalk by FontLushious, $8.00 - not just for children by adoption either

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Life Book: Creating a narrative for children who have had family change

This printable book helps counselors create life books for children who have had family change: foster care, adoption and divorce

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Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale by Karen Henry Clark A sweet story about adopting a girl from China. #Chinese #adoption #books

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