Posted on · About a quarter of a million Texas kids live with some family member, or close friend, other than their parents. This keeps them out of foster care, but can put a financial strain on their caregivers, for which there's little public financial support. Should there be? A senior policy analyst with the progressive think tank, […]
Posted on · We talk about another sort of non-traditional family in which grandparents raise their grandchildren. This can bring with it some unique challenges. We talk it over with a grandparent in Houston who raised her grandkids, and founded the website raisingyourgrandchildren.com.
Posted on · According to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, more than five thousand Texas children in their care were adopted last year. That's a 6.5 percent increase in adoptions from the previous year. Still, in Greater Houston, more than 1,500 kids are waiting to be adopted. On this edition of Houston Matters, we examine […]