Observation Methods, when and why you might use them when observing a child?

Answer You generally perform an observation if you think the child is struggling or over-achieving, if you want to find out more so you can set specific tasks for a certain child, if you have been asked t... Read More »

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What do you do when you want to get pregnant but your afraid about how your parents might react when you tell them that your pregnant?

Answer If you think you're mature, independent and responsible enough to have and raise a child, you should be mature enough to be able to tell your parents. If you're not, perhaps you should con... Read More »

My step-daughters' biological mother has nothing to do with them and has never paid child support but refuses to relinquish her parental rights so I can adopt them Can I adopt them when they turn 18?

Answer As long as the state you live in allows gay adoptions, yes. Some states do not allow gay people to adopt children. Some states allow you to adopt, as long as you are not in a relationship at... Read More »

When parents have a child removed by social services in Massachusetts what parental rights still apply for them to protect their child in foster care?

Sounds pretty unusual to me, but what's important is that it made you uncomfortable. You, of all people, would know whether it was just the way your mom shows affection or whether it was something ... Read More »

How should I protect my nails when I paint them/ or get them done when I wash dishes or cleaning?

Regular household rubber gloves are your best bet for protecting your nails and the polish. The thin doctors office type gloves will keep the water and chemicals off but don't provide much protect... Read More »