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The role of an adoptive father during the adoption process is an interesting one. All birth mothers are involved in the adoption process, but not all birthfathers are, so how does that affe... [more]

Dads are Powerful - Presidents Remarks on Fatherhood

President's remarks on the power of fathers and fatherhood in the shaping of the lives of children and communities.... [more]

A Gripe Box

A gript box can prove to be a useful in working through family arguements and diffusing anger.... [more]

A History of Meeting Needs

Adoption has always existed. Aunts or grandparents, godparents, or even close friends would step in, and most often still do, when mothers and fathers abandon their children, are incapacitated, or die. Through much of recorded history, though, adoption by non-relatives has been utilized more to meet the needs of adults than to help children.... [more]

A Mother's Beatitudes

The blessings of having a good mother.... [more]

A Wonderful Mother

Wonderful mothers, through the eyes of their children.... [more]


Ways to help children feel they are accepted.... [more]

Accidents & Keeping Safe

Accident prevention and child safety.... [more]

ACF Announces Four New Projects to Study Healthy Marriage

HHS announces support of four new research projects related to health marriage programs that help individuals who choose marriage to develop the skills to have successful relationships.... [more]

ACF Approves Child Support Demonstration in Virginia

U.S. HHS awards funds to Virginia for demonstration project to promote improvements in child support emforcement.... [more]

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Angel is a soft-hearted, strong-willed, and sensitive youth. She enjoys listening to music, dancing, and singing. Angel is a natural leader and loves to help around the home. ... [more]
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