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Rebecca is a foster parent to "Sandy" and mom to (almost) adopted daughter, Clementine. She never intended to care for two newborns in her home at the same time, but crazier things have happened. During the day, Rebecca works as a facility psychologist at a day program for adults with developmental disabilities. She's also a Visiting Assistant Professor at an art college, and she blogs about her life as a New York City foster parent at Fosterhood in NYC.

New Screen Time Rules For My Babies

New Screen Time Rules For My Babies

The American Association of Pediatrics strongly advises that children under age 2 should not be exposed to screen time. My daughters’ pediatrician took it a step further and said no screen time until age 4. At first, I didn’t process the scope of screen time which includes computers, iPads and cell phones in addition to MORE »

Toy Organization: I Obsess Over Matching the Pieces

Toy Organization: I Obsess Over Matching the Pieces

I spend way too much mental energy on wishing that all of the toy pieces would be matched correctly. “The farm animals go with the farm, what are they doing in the toy bin under the spaceship?” “Where are the balls that go with the popping lion toy?” “How will my daughters ever learn ’cause MORE »

Whoa, Qatar Sentenced U.S. Adoptive Parents to Prison After All

Whoa, Qatar Sentenced U.S. Adoptive Parents to Prison After All

I’ve been following the Huang’s case in Qatar for a while now. After the death of their daughter, reports from police indicated the parents were at fault as they ”could not have had a legitimate reason to adopt children who were not ‘good-looking’ and who did not share their ‘hereditary traits.’” These words have brought shudders to many transracial MORE »

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