Redefining Family: The Adams’ Story
If you think your house is bustling, you should meet the Adams Family. No, not that Adams family – Brian and Tonya Adams and their five to eight children. It [...]
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How Childhood Trauma Impacts Development
Creating a Family Podcast invited Brett Loftis, Crossnore's CEO, and Dr. Dawn O'Malley, Senior Director of Clinical Services, to a discussion of how trauma impacts a child's development.
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Transracial Foster Care & Adoption: Impacts and Interventions
Growing up in the foster care system is often a lonely and traumatic experience.  Growing up with caregivers of a different race within that system can be even more isolating.  [...]
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Busting Myths for National Adoption Month
Monday is the first day of National Adoption Month. We have written many blog posts related to adoption, including many families' amazing stories. But today, we want to bust some [...]
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Love Multiplied: An Adoption Story
Being a police officer and a social worker, Rob and Kristen Martin are no strangers to serving others. Rob has been on the police force for 12 years, and Kristen [...]
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Five Reasons to Open Your Home to a Teenager
Perhaps the title of this blog should have been more inviting, like “Free Chocolate and Hugs." That might have been a bit more appealing than a headline containing one of [...]
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Making a Difference for the One
Tayte Laws is just about the cutest thing you’ve ever seen. The two-year old runs around the playground going from toy to toy to toy, playing with each one for [...]
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Raising a King
“Draw a superhero,” says, King, age 3, as I sit in his living room talking to his family and taking notes as fast as I can write. He’s adorably demanding, [...]
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Living Out God’s Plan
When you meet Adam and Megan Joseph, the joy of life is written all over their faces. But it wasn’t always that way. Several years ago, Megan was working at [...]
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Adoption Spotlight – The Harts
Jim and Caroline Hart are a couple who have lived their lives in service to God, their family, and to others. Jim is a pastor with the United Methodist Church [...]
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