April 11, 2013
The question can be asked: “When is a person too old to need a parent?”
April 4, 2013
The Barker Foundation Annual Conference is only 10 days away! PWNL is hosting two sessions featuring experts that have experience working with youth in the foster care system and older child adoptions. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for families that have adopted older children, families interested in adopting older children or anyone who has an interested in foster care and adoption.
March 29, 2013
For families considering older child adoption it is important to do a self-assessment based on your ideas and thoughts about this type of adoption.  Here are some questions to consider:
March 19, 2013
                                      Karen and Fred were matched with their son Ryan through Project Wait No Longer, when Ryan was 12 years old. This is their story:
March 12, 2013
“Therapy” can be considered a “bad word” when said to a child who has been in the foster care system.  Often, they feel as if they have been forced to endure years of therapeutic intervention without being able to identify any positive results. 
February 28, 2013
Aya was placed through Project Wait No Longer right before her 15th birthday. She is the first teen placed through our program that has gone off to college! We would like to share her inspirational story from foster care to adoption and now to college! Congratulations!!!How was the college application process for you?
February 20, 2013
“When The Going Gets Tough” Dealing with the “Unexpected” in Older Child Adoption:Please join us for this free in-service for our parents and prospective parents of older children.  We will explore coping mechanisms for dealing with the sometimes tough realities and challenging behaviors that may occur during the post-placement period.   
February 20, 2013
Link: REGISTER FOR OLDER CHILD ADOPTION TRAINING
February 20, 2013
Link: MOM CELEBRATES HER SON'S BIRTH - 13 YEARS LATER!Growing up, my mother used to say “even when you’re an adult, you will always be my baby.” As a teenager I could not understand the meaning of that comment. However, this article in People magazine has really highlighted that meaning for me.

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