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Adoption

Adoption is an important topic at Fort Worth Moms. Whether you’ve adopted or are considering adoption, or perhaps you’re interested in fostering, there are many questions to answer. Several of our writers and guest writers have experience and personal advice to share that will be useful in your parenting journey.

Fort Worth Moms publishes original, personal stories and advice from local moms, as well as relevant and fun information for those of us in the trenches of parenthood. 

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Unlike most children who grow up thumbing through hospital photos and hearing stories about the day they were born, many adoptees know very little, if anything, about their “beginning.” However, I am one of the lucky ones. I have pieced...
It's important to find the truths about foster care and dispel myths.

12 Myths About Foster Care

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There are many misconceptions about foster care. It can be a daunting commitment, but when armed with truths and facts, you may find it's something worth exploring.
What's the official definition for the nifty new term transracial? (Muster up your best school teacher voice.) Transracial: across or crossing racial boundaries. Sounds adventurous, doesn't it? (Oh, and it's an adjective if you're in to that kinda thing.) Transracial is also the...
A mother bird sat on her egg. The egg jumped. "I must get something for my baby bird to eat," she said. So away she went. Inside the nest, the egg jumped. It jumped and jumped and jumped. Until...

I Love My White Skin

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Like it was yesterday, I remember walking out of my childhood home one Saturday morning (after a cartoons fest, no doubt), strolling through the car port, and seeing my teenage sister sprawled out relaxing in a tri-fold plastic lounger...
Sometimes foster children struggle with attachment, sometimes it's the caregiver, and sometimes it is both. Research, study and commit to strategies that make everyone feel loved. And give them time to work.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege to be invited to tour the Fort Worth campus of The Gladney Center of Adoption. A place that revolves around women and children, they were kind enough to let me bring...

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