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KidSave: LOVE this idea- Families host an orphan from anther country for 5 weeks in the summer....during those 5 weeks, the child meets prospective parents that might adopt him or her.

Kidsave’s model gives older, overlooked foster youth and foreign orphans short-term visits with families for a summer or weekends. Family Visits have successfully found adoptive families and permanent connections for older kids who otherwise would have no chance of finding a family.

One Teenager’s Advocacy to Help her Friend Find a Family -

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How Your Family Can Support National Adoption Month

Sometimes very well meaning people will say some pretty insensitive things to adoptive families. We can only assume that they're not trying to be mean, but instead lack the vocabulary to say what they're really asking. So that's why we came up with this rule of thumb: "If you wouldn't say it about a boob job, don't say it about an adoptive family." (filmed and edited by Spencer Findlay)

What You Need To Know about the Adoption Process

Many ask me where to start if they are interested in the process of adoption. I’ll start by saying there are a million ways to answer, but I’ve listed out a few basic steps that will help determine your own timeline if you are interested in adopting.