Foster to adopt

Adoptive father of four young children, Chris Rice speaks about the difference between foster care and foster adoption, from his own personal experiences of adoption with his partner.
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It is known that certain children for whatever reason, whatever their circumstances may be are very unlikely to be returned to their parents. And so, rather than keep these children in foster care indefinitely, push is made very early on to have them adopted to find some more permanence in their life. The government actually promotes keeping sibling pairs together as it is perceived as being better for the children long term. And so, I adopted a little boy and a little girl who are biological siblings and they will grow up together. Now they have a home, a permanent home.

Adoptive father of four young children, Chris Rice speaks about the difference between foster care and foster adoption, from his own personal experiences of adoption with his partner.

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Chris Rice has two young children, ages two and three. He and his husband Joseph adopted their son and daughter - who are biological siblings - from the foster system. Chris works in real estate investment. Before becoming a dad, he enjoyed world travel. Now, the idea of dragging toddlers around the world makes him prefer reading about travel from the comfort of his own home. 

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