Saturday, September 24, 2011

How are the Kids?

This January will be the 9th Anniversary of my becoming an Adoptive Mother of my two youngest children. Special Needs siblings placed at the ages of 1 and 5 years old--today they are looking forward to celebrating their 10th and 14th birthdays.

We are back in Oregon after learning the hard way--NOT ALL STATES care about children! I would have doubted the stories I learned before moving to Washington State! All that I can say--is some states choose to provide their greatest therapeutic care to children--by doing so in the Criminal System. I am happy to be back to a place that actually tries to do something for children BEFORE they face a Judge. I will be writing more about some of the helpful and not so helpful services and supports our family has encountered during the next few weeks.

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