When my three children were in foster care (’99-’03), there were two other foster children living in the home with them. One of them was a boy a year older than my youngest. We remain friendly with their former foster parents and still see them a couple of times a year. About six months after we finalized their adoption, Pat (their former foster mother) called me to say that the other boy was starting placement with a couple that lived near us.
Five delicious summer salads to try at your next BBQ , potluck or as a light dinner.
Kathryn Baptista, who heads the Northeast Unschooling Conference and Rue Kream, author of Parenting a Free Child: An Unschooled Life were interviewed for an article on unschooling for The Patriot Ledger in Boston.
Family vacations can get expensive. Between food, entertainment, and a family-friendly hotel, you’ll end up spending a small fortune without some planning and a budget. So what do you do when you want to go on a family vacation but don’t have a lot of funds? 1. Stay close and discover the natural surroundings of…
On our adoption forums, a member asked this question:
For all of you who have adopted internationally, what have your experiences been? What should we be looking out for and asking agencies?
Living in Florida means we have our central air conditioning turned on most of the year. There’s a small window between January and February that we use heat. Our unit broke down last year and having a new one installed costs thousands but our finances were already tight. We had recently received custody of our…