A Child Chosen

Explaining The Adoption Process

Carson Petersen’s Dream Finally Comes True as a Loving Family adopts him after 13 Years in the Foster Care System

The final preparations for adoption signal a new and most probably a happy beginning to most children in foster care. Such a euphoric feeling resonated with 18-year-old Carson Petersen as his adoption was finalized in a California court. Carson finally managed to find a haven in the private comfort of his foster parents, Renee and …


Mickey Mouse’s Reveals Adoption Date Making Magical Moment

Speaking from experience I know how magical it is to go to Disney World. Taking your family to Disney World and watching the excitement in your children’s eyes is an indescribable experience. One family, Courtney and Tom Gilmore along with their foster children April and Janielle managed to top this experience according to CBS News …


How One Couple Is Helping Kids And Spreading A Powerful Message Through Adoption

One Arizona mom is making a big difference in the lives of orphaned kids. Both she and her husband have adopted a total of four kids so far. They are planning to adopt another girl in the near future. Together the Gagnon couple has six kids, which includes four adopted kids and two biological ones. …


Dealing With The Departure Of Your First Foster Child

As a licensed foster parent, it becomes very challenging trying to let go of a child you have loved and parented for a lengthy period. A greater challenge is attempting to adjust to the arrival of a new child fresh after the departure of your first foster child. Letting go of your first foster child …


Susan McGalla Shows Women What is Possible

Susan McGalla is committed to helping women advance in business. She herself is something of a trailblazer with her success in the corporate world. She has reached some top executive posts throughout her career and shared her knowledge and experience with many different female audiences. Two examples are Women and Girl’s Foundation of Pittsburgh and …


Queensland Advocates for Equality in Adoption of Children

Same-sex couples and single people have been discriminated for a long time, especially regarding adoption of children. However, in Queensland, the Labor bill passed the reform of the state’s adoption laws after a debate with the esteemed Speaker casting the final vote. Therefore, same sex couples and couples seeking fertility treatments were allowed to register …


Eighteen Year Old Adopted Into a Loving Family

ABC News reported on 18 July that an 18-year-old who had been in foster care for over 13 years had been adopted into a forever home. According to this article http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/18-year-spent-13-years-foster-care-adopted/story?id=48679708 Carson Petersen, an 18-year-old young man from Fresno was adopted by his foster parents Rex and Renee Petersen after having spent over 13 years …


Parents of Adopted Children Face More Special Education Challenges

Studies show that adopted children suffer from learning disabilities at more than twice the rate of children born biologically to both parents. The result is that many parents of adopted children find themselves in need of professional special education services. It brings up a lot of issues, including the possible need to find a special …


Adoption and Being a Parent to an Adopted Child

Anna Lokey’s husband, Shaun broached the idea of adopting a child, which took her off guard, to the extent that she considered it an understatement. She felt she wasn’t ready to bring up someone else’s child, whereas the husband took it as his duty to adopt a child owing to his childhood experience and upbringing. …


Jose Borghi: Storming the Brazilian Advertising World by Force

About Jose Borghi Jose Borghi is a Co-CEO of Mullen Lowe Brasil. Mullen Lowe is one of the most famed advertising agencies in Brazil. He graduated in advertising from PUCCamp. He has always had a passion for advertising. This passion was to give birth to during his high school years when he attended Castro Neves …

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