For the past few months I’ve been blogging daily at Fuckyeahadoptateen.tumblr.com. I’m adopting a teen from NYC’s foster care system this year and I was having trouble finding an online resource where I could receive daily updates about adopting a teen from foster care, foster care system news and other relevant info.
Now, thanks to my ingenuity and impatience, there’s a Tumblr out there all about adopting teenagers and it wasn’t created by a pedobear! Yay!
I’ve been having a lot of fun sharing what I’ve uncovered in my research and details about my experience navigating the foster care system (as a young professional chica who doesn’t fit the usual image of what a foster parent looks like).
Once in a while I’ll cross-post here, but if you want to stay up to date on my progress as I teach myself how to be a great mom while I prepare for my teen daughter to enter my life — and beyond — follow fuckyeahadoptateen.tumblr.com.
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