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 […]

No. 1 reason children in foster care is parental drug use | Local News Stories | wahpetondailynews.com

Parental substance abuse is the most common primary reason children wind up in foster care, according to a report from Minnesota’s Department of Human Services. It’s the first time drug use has overtaken neglect, the department’s deputy commissioner Chuck Johnson told Minnesota Public Radio News.The state continues to see increases in both the number of […]