Grieving as Parents

February 26, 2016 lifeline
Many times people assume children will grieve their losses in a fostering or adoption situation; however, it is not always assumed that the parents might grieve as well.  Foster or adoptive parents can sometimes grieve certain things they miss about their lives before their new child came home, even if they are thrilled to have
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Suggested Reading Resources

February 26, 2016 lifeline
Our staff would like to share with you the following books and resources. We have reviewed each of these and believe they would be helpful. However, not all of these are written from a Christian perspective so some opinions of the authors may not reflect the position of Lifeline Children’s Services. Parenting: Adoption Parenting by
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Recommended Children's Books

February 26, 2016 lifeline
  A Blessing from Above by Patti Henderson and Elizabeth Edge A Koala for Katie by Jonathan London and Cynthia Jabar A Mother for Chaco by Keiko Kasza A Sister for Matthew by Pamela Kennedy Chinese Eyes by Marjorie Ann Waybill God Found Us You by Lisa Tawn Bergren and Laura J. Bryant I Don’t
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