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How to maneuver the holidays as a foster parent
Take the stress out of Christmas for you and your foster children
The holiday season can be extremely stressful and this year may be especially tense as normal holiday traditions may need to be adjusted. For a...

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How are you celebrating Giving Tuesday?
You can help children and families suffering from the pandemic
Today is Giving Tuesday – a day created to specifically celebrate giving, to counter selfishness and to promote the causes that make the world a...

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Do you have a friend or family member who is adopting or recently adopted?
Four ways to support an adoptive family
The way you support an adoptive family might look different than if they were welcoming a biological child into their family, but the need for...

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Hope as a helmet
An Advent devotion on hope
“But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.” –1...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is traditionally a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. And what better time than...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. While this...

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Thinking about adopting through foster care?
Here are five things to know about the process
Did you know there are approximately 7,000 children waiting to be adopted in Texas? They are just like you and me, longing to experience the love and...

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Did you Run for Hope?
Children, adults and even pets ran virtually to support Buckner International
Did you lace up your shoes and run? ...

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Shining hope during a pandemic
Seniors, children and families continue to be served through innovative ways
There is no playbook for handling the pandemic, but we're working with you to adapt and provide innovative ways to fulfill our mission and shine...

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What is positive adoption language?
Using accurate terms honors the families and celebrates adoption
Words have the power to convey messages and evoke feelings. Sometimes words go beyond the speaker’s intentions. The way people choose words can...

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