Louisiana trying to extend foster care program until age 21

Louisiana has taken steps to expand the foster care program, recently agreeing to pay for students to finish high school, rather than immediately cutting off aid when a child turns 18. Now, state officials want to find a way to care for foster children until they turn 21. Lawmakers had to come up with $1 […]

8 Common Myths About Foster Care Dispelled | Confessions of an Adoptive Parent

For years, foster care has been misunderstood, unfairly judged, criticized through local media and television shows, and the subject of harsh headlines. It’s time to set the record straight. We spent 9 years in the foster care system, as a care-givers to more than 23 children. Six of those children never left our care and […]