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6 ways to (emotionally) make it through the pandemic
Editors note: An abridged version of the following article written by Dr. Amy Curtis, director of counseling for Buckner International, was...

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Jefferson County holds first virtual adoption
Despite the pandemic, Shane and Lori Springer adopted their 2-year-old son on Wednesday, April 22. It was Jefferson County's first virtual adoption...

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Foster and adoptive families embracing creativity and quality time while socially distancing
Buckner Foster Care and Adoption continues to provide safe and loving homes for vulnerable children, even throughout the crisis of the coronavirus....

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Help during the crisis: A useful tool to help with anxiety
Today, many of us are working through unusual schedules and experiences. In an effort to minimize the effect of COVID-19, many of us are sheltering...

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Help during the crisis: Mindfulness and calm for your children
During this time of social distancing and sheltering in place, children routines are interrupted and it could create some stress for children as they...

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Four ways to share the Easter story with your children
In effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, most of us may be practicing social distancing or sheltering-in-place this Easter. While our usual...

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Courts, Buckner use technology to make one girl's adoption possible
In the wake of current social distancing measures, connecting digitally has become a priority for many. Today, technology helped complete a forever...

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Coronavirus: Buckner Family Hope Centers close, but services to continue
Buckner leaders announced March 18 that all Family Hope Centers would close their on-site facilities for two weeks, but will continue to deliver many...

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The missing piece of the puzzle
Katie and Aaron Stephens had a plan: foster young children, adopt, be a forever family. But five years later, they saw six children come and go from...

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Buckner president celebrates 10 years of hope
Ten years ago, Dr. Albert L. Reyes was elected the sixth president of Buckner International. His leadership helps guide the vision and mission to...

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