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Adopting An Older Child Has Its Own Problems And Rewards

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Adopting an older child lets you finish your family and lets a child find their forever home. Adoption of an older child has many rewards, but it’s not without its own problems. Those problems shouldn’t keep you from adoption because the rewards of having that child in your life will far outweigh the problems that can come up, but you should be aware of them.  Long-term Fostering Older kids may have been in the foster care system for years. In fact, by the time they come into your house, they may have been in several foster homes already. Keeping kids out of dangerous situations through the foster system is a good thing, but many years spent in the foster care system can lead kids to a feeling of impermanency. The goal of the state child protective agencies is generally...

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