The 6 Best Blogs On Older Child Adoption

Consider these blogs your new best friend.

Jennifer Mellon February 16, 2017

When you’re looking to adopt an older child or you have adopted an older child, you need all the resources you can get. Check out these seasoned parents for all the information, advice, and stories you could possibly need.

This is a wonderful blog by the mother of two older children adopted from the foster care system who have suffered from trauma. Her social worker called her hyper vigilant and thus her blog began. Follow her honest experiences raising two sons and the adventures, joys and challenges that arise.

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Jennifer Mellon

Jennifer Mellon has worked in the child welfare field for more than a decade, serving in varying capacities as the Executive Director and Chief Development Officer of Joint Council on International Children's Services (JCICS) and the Corporate Communications Program Manager for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI). Jennifer has served on the Board of the Campagna Center, which provides critical educational services to children and families in the DC Metro Area and on the Development Committee for the National Council for Adoption. She is the mom of three children and resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

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