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New Study Spotlights Need To Help People Keep Their Pets

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 12.16.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

One of the most telling discoveries from the study was that people with incomes below $50,000 were significantly more likely than their wealthier counterparts to re-home animals due to cost and housing issues. They were also more likely to re-home all pets in the household at once.

Un-Adopting: Is Divorcing Children an Acceptable Option?

Mirah Riben | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Adoption is already a second chance safety net for orphans and children in need. It does not come with guarantees, a refund policy, or a legal way out of all responsibility.

Preventing Un-Adoption Tragedies

Mirah Riben | Posted 03.05.2015 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Great consideration needs to be given as to whether reducing the stigma of giving up on adopted children would not inadvertently result in encouraging more terminations, turning adoption into a trial and give-back program as if children come with warranties.

Impermanence: When Adoptions Fail

Mirah Riben | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Adoptive parent bloggers commiserate when they find themselves in over their heads with children who they describe as not what they "bargained for." Certainly we cannot and should not force any parent to continue to care for a child they feel incapable of living with.

Wisconsin Passes Law To Stop The 'Re-Homing' Of Adopted Children

Posted 04.18.2014 | Parents

BY MEGAN TWOHEY NEW YORK Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:28pm EDT (Reuters) - Wisconsin has adopted a law to limit private custody transfers of children, t...

Eye-opening Insights Into International Adoption, Orphans, Special Needs and "Re-homing"

Adam Pertman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Pertman

More children are remaining in orphanages for longer periods of time, thereby incurring the increased developmental and psychic harm that comes from being institutionalized, while also diminishing their prospects for ever moving into a permanent family.

'Re-homing' After Adoption: Teasing Out the Problem

Lori Holden | Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents
Lori Holden

Did you know that you can give your child to a stranger without alerting anyone but a notary public? Do you know that people actually do give away children without notifying anyone but a notary public?