Monthly Archives: November 2012

Giving Thanks For Family

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Today is Thanksgiving Day in the US, a day millions spend with family and enjoy turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. For kids, it’s a day off from school and an opportunity to see cousins, aunts and uncles, grandparents, and other … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: All Grown Up and Nowhere To Go

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Once a young person turns 18 and leaves the foster care system, they should be ready to do what other young adults do–go to college or get a job, right? The Chafee Foster Care Independence Program assists youth by providing … Continue reading

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Save A Childhood

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For a few years now, I’ve wanted to develop a better Lifebook for kids in foster care. In case you aren’t familiar with the term, a Lifebook is similar to a scrap-book–a book of pictures and momentos of childhood. When … Continue reading

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Stepping Up Through Conversation

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As a general rule of thumb, I’ve tried to steer clear of politics in my blog (not always successfully). With the Presidential election behind us, it should be easy to stick to this. However, I find myself compelled to say … Continue reading

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