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Posted 3/25/2014

Social Worker Scott Lee Makes Immeasurable Difference

After years in foster care, Mary was adopted by her case worker and his wife just before her 18th birthday - and couldn't be happier.

Posted 3/24/2014

5 Ways to Know You're Ready to Be a Foster Parent

How to know you’re ready to foster children, according to the experts.

Posted 3/21/2014

Students Volunteer to Aid Foster Children Through 'HERO' Program

To combat the shortage of volunteers afflicting the foster care system, the University of Central Florida has partnered with Orlando’s Guardian ad Litem program.

Posted 3/19/2014

Grandparents Take the Lead in Caring for Offspring's Children

Six out of 10 grandparents served as caregivers to their grandchildren over a 10-year period (1998-2008), and of that group, 70% offered care for two years or more, according to a 2012 study from the University of Chicago.

Posted 3/14/2014

Tips for Preparing Children for a New Adopted Sibling

Reading books, setting expectations, spending one-on-one time with each child, and other advice for adoptive parents.

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