For the Adoptive Parent - those who read it will find some thought-provoking ideas directly applicable to their own adoptive family situation.
If you've made the decision to raise a grandchild, you will give your grandchild a precious gift. Grandchildren lovingly raised by grandparents have a second chance to: be cared for by adults they already know; stay connected to family stories and traditions; and find strength and identity in their family's culture.
It is becoming increasingly common in our culture for grandparents to be in the situation of parenting again. Custody battles, prior mistreatment of the children, legal arrangements, housing issues and the failure of social service systems to protect chil
The author gives professionals, agencies, institutions, communities, and organizations the information they need to develop and provide services to kinship caregivers, families, children, and parents.
This book can help you to cope with meeting the child's needs, getting along with the child's parents, working with the child's school, catching up on medical care that may have been neglected, finding your way through a complex legal system, and more.
This book offers an insightful, emotional exploration of a family torn apart by the worst of circumstances, and reunited by a love that is capable of forgiveness ... and ever-deeper devotion.