Special Tradition of Success

Isabel* has an empathetic heart and a contagious laugh that fills each room she’s in with joy. But before she arrived at Krause Children’s Center, Isabel

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Forever Family

Bright balloons, loud cheers and crowded seats typically fill a courtroom on a day of adoption. But the coronavirus pandemic led to a reimagining of adoption

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The Best Gift is Family

Outside in the cool December air, next to blinking strands of Christmas lights and bright red bows, a neighbor asked Jordan Hernandez, age 4, the age-old

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Upbring Helps Foster Family Navigate Challenges Posed by the Coronavirus

Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic reached the U.S., Gina* met with Upbring’s Foster In Texas (FIT) team in Dallas to discuss the possibility of opening

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Navigating New Seasons: How BeREAL Helps Young Adults Pursue Their Dreams

For most of his life, Tristan craved stability. Bouncing between foster homes, he often felt lonely and struggled with depression. Growing up without a place

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Love Makes a Family: The Gonzalez’s Foster-to-Adopt Story

It was a seemingly typical day Dr. Steven Gonzalez taught a classroom full of students while his wife, Dr. Mary Martinez-Gonzalez, drove to an Upbring CPR and

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From Courtroom to Living Room: Ben and Maya’s Adoption Day Marks the Beginning of a Beautiful New Chapter for Foster In Texas Family

Every morning for the past six months, Ben* woke up and marked another day off the family calendar in the kitchen, counting down the days until he and his

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Krause Children’s Center Empowers Girls with Innovative Approaches to Healing

Green, brown, blue and yellow. Those are the colors Octavia used to draw a picture of the forest. Pressing colored pencils to paper, each stroke she sketched

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How to Celebrate Diversity with Infants and Toddlers

This fall your family may be navigating changes in childcare, school attendance or homeschool connections, but even in these radically different

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Building Families Through Adoption: Which Type of Adoption is Right for Your Family?

The journey of adoption usually begins with the exploration of the different types of adoption available. Researching the ways hopeful adoptive parents can

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