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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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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Upbring Helps Foster Family Navigate Challenges Posed by the Coronavirus

Weeks before the coronavirus pandemic reached the U.S., Gina* met with Upbring?s Foster In Texas (FIT) team in Dallas to discuss opening her home to a child in

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Meant to be: How the White’s Foster Journey Led to Adoption

May is National Foster Care Month. In celebration, Upbring is sharing the story of the Whites. Sometimes life gives unexpected gifts. For the White family,

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Foster Friday: Establishing Routines for a New School Year

The start of the school year can be overwhelming, especially for a child in foster care who?s adjusting to a new environment. As a foster parent, it?s

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18 Books To Read With Your Child As Summer Comes To An End

As summer begins to fade and the school year quickly approaches, now is the time to begin refreshing the skills your child learned in the classroom last year.

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Foster Care FAQ: Disproving the Myths

If you?re thinking about becoming a foster parent, you probably have a lot of questions about what the process looks like. At Upbring, we strive to be honest

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National Foster Care Month: The Wright?s Story

May is National Foster Care Month. Right now, there are more than 440,000 children in foster care across the United States with nearly 30,000 children in

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