Somethimes beaurocracy helps, here is one of such case

Bureaucracy is always frustrating and seen as a time-waster (sometimes it genuinely is). But in one critical instance, it helped Teddy and Gabi Verzea to complete the adoption process with Cristi. In this video they are telling us the story of how and why they went back on their decision not to continue the adoption…

Preparing the biological child for a new adopted family member

Teddy and Gabi are adoptive parents that have been part of our support groups while in Romania and online after they moved to Germany. They continue to share their adoption story and present the perspective of preparing the biological child for adopting a new family member in the episode below:

How can I adopt a child from Romania? International adoption procedure (limited to nationals living abroad)

Romania ratified the Hague Convention on Child Protection and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption by Law No. 84/1994. The Romanian central authority in matters relating to intercountry adoption is the National Authority for the Protection of the Rights of the Child and Adoption(NAPCRA). NAPRCA receives the intercountry adoption applications and it is the authority…

An adoption story for the International Family Day

Today is the International Family Day and a proper time to listen to this half-hour interview about an adoption experience shared for Speranta TV in Romania, just after the family had completed the process and they were preparing to go back home in Germany. The interview is in Romanian, but you have English subtitles (make…

How we did Online Support Groups during the COVID-19 pandemic

A few years ago, at Tzuby’s Kids, we started developing good practices regarding support groups and group therapeutic interventions for adopted or foster children. Every year, almost 50 children benefit from therapeutic intervention programs and their parents attended our support groups. When the isolation period began, we asked ourselves, “How can we be close to…