Minnesota law regarding original birth records for adult adoptees is changing effective July 1, 2024. The new law allows adult adoptees access to original birth records and affidavits of nondisclosure
As we celebrate Pride Month, we are reminded that inclusivity and acceptance are values that should be fostered from an early age. One powerful way to introduce children to the
Colby is a funny, kind, and thoughtful 15-year-old who loves being social and connecting with others. “He is a good storyteller and is very witty!” says Sara Jeske, his Child
It is estimated that over 30% of kids in foster care identify as LGBTQ+. This statistic represents many young people with unique experiences and resulting needs for care and nurture.
When your family welcomes a new foster child or a relative child for kinship care, it’s critical to recognize that this child is experiencing grief and loss. Regardless of how
Meet Brayden, a ninth-grader who loves math, video games, being out in nature, and playing Magic the Gathering cards. Whenever Brayden finds something really interesting, he will gladly put his
In our Staff Spotlight Series, we catch up with the talented, dedicated, and compassionate individuals who help make everything our organization does possible. This month we’re featuring Sam Rex, Foster
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the important role that foster families play in the lives of children and youth in the United States.
It goes by many different names: co-parenting, shared parenting, partnership parenting. Whatever it’s called where you are fostering, one of your tasks is to figure out how to co-parent with
Are you raising an adopted, foster, or kinship child who was exposed to drugs or alcohol while their birth mother was pregnant? Many of us parenting kids with prenatal substance