Five myths about foster care adoption

Lose 10 pounds. Read a book a week. Unplug from technology an hour a day. We all start a new year off optimistically, but too often we fall back into our old routines because our goals just weren’t realistic. This year, I challenge you to add a simple resolution that won’t take much time, but Read More


One Day – 22 Adoptions and 107,000 still waiting

22 adoptions were finalized in Columbus on Thursday. Six families, 22 children, joy and hope were all in the courtroom today. We have been honored to help guide the National Adoption Day movement for the past 16 years with these unrelenting goals in mind – that one day no child will age out of foster Read More


10 ways to stop 23,000 children from aging out of foster care

Or, how to quit making excuses and do our job When I talk to audiences not familiar with the child welfare system, I share startling numbers – more than six million children last year were involved in reports of abuse or neglect and more than 400,000 were in foster care. And today, 101,000 children are Read More