Christian Singer Chris Tomlin Is a Foster Uncle to His Brothers' 4 Adopted Kids — Get to Know Him

Christian music star Chris Tomlin Is a Foster Uncle to His Brothers’ 4 Adopted Kids — Get to Know Him

American Christian star singer and songwriter Chris Tomlin, aside from being known for his high number of record sales, is a father of two daughters and an uncle to four adopted children. In his musical career, Chris Tomlin is known to be passionate when it comes to the topics of adoption and foster care. A […]

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Front line, foster care and family

He’s on the Front line. Added foster care and family

Earlier this month, that sigh of relief came after a night in which Tim saved a man’s life by using an overdose reversal medicine. It is something he’s done before. At home, however, he’s in the midst of a first-time experience together. Follow Foster.Today on Twitter: @fostertoday Each with children from previous relationships, and one […]

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Foster youth fight for funding to boost mentorship and support program

Foster Youth fights for funding to aid mentorship and support program

“I called someone from the Global Education Office and they were unaware the school was asking us to leave,” Alcis said. Two months after arriving in England for a SUNY study-abroad program, 21-year-old Marie Alcis found herself all but stranded as COVID-19 surged on both sides of the Atlantic. Alcis, a junior at SUNY Plattsburgh, […]

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A Mother Reflects On Adoption And Parenting Without Perfection

TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. Race became a central issue in my guest Kristen Howerton’s life when she adopted two black children. Howerton is white. She decided to adopt after several miscarriages. First, she adopted a 6-month-old who was in foster care. And later, she adopted an infant from an […]

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Sia reveals she's adopted two teenage sons who were 'ageing out the system'

Pop Star reveals she’s adopted two teenage sons who were aging out

Sia has announced that she is a mother to two teenage sons after adopting them last year.  The singer has announced that she is a mum after secretly adopting two sons. The Australian singer, 44, revealed that both boys were 18 when she completed the legal documents. Speaking on a US radio station, she said: […]

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In her footsteps: Daughter follows mother’s path as foster parent

Daughter follows mother’s path as foster parent

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and many children won’t be able to see their moms this Sunday for Mother’s Day due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic. Foster families are doing what they can, including Elbow Lake foster family Katelyn and Connor Grytdahl, who are taking care of four siblings between the ages of […]

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Broken Places, Premiering Monday, April 6 at 10 pm

Broken Places, Premiering Tomorrow at 10 pm on PBS

A new documentary from Peabody Award-winning and two-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Roger Weisberg explores the devastating impact of childhood trauma and stories of remarkable resilience as part of PBS’s spring slate of health and wellness programming PBS presents Peabody Award-winning producer/director Roger Weisberg’s new documentary Broken Places, premiering Monday, April 6 at 10 p.m. on […]

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Foster parents share their stories on family and adoption

Foster parents share their stories on family and adoption

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – For some becoming a foster parent is a tough decision. But it’s one Johnny Taylor and his wife Jeanette made 20 years ago. “Young folks have so much peer pressure going on today. They can get pulled this way or that way… During the panel Benson, the Taylor’s, and other foster […]

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