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June 10, 2015
As an adoptive parent who has lived through a home study and as a social worker that has conducted them, I am delighted to share some of my thoughts about the home study process. I am convinced that it is one of the most misunderstood aspects of adoption. Surrounded by myths and horror stories, it is too often viewed by prospective adoptive parents as a tortuous ordeal perpetrated by social workers. Read More
January 27, 2015
Link: Family's holiday card goes viral for all the right reasons Read More
July 30, 2014
10) You are good with kids! 9) Your commitment will help change a child’s future 8) Patience and sense of humor are two of your greatest strengths. 7) You have a heart that his bigger than your home. 6) Reaching out to others seems natural to you. Read More
May 2, 2014
PWNL Reacts to Washington Post Article: Congress should focus on interstate, rather than international, adoptions
Link: PWNL Reacts to Washington Post Article: Congress should focus on interstate, rather than Read More