Navigating Foster Care

A Must-Read for Prospective Foster Parents As a prospective foster parent in the United States, understanding the foster care system is crucial. This overview provides essential statistics and facts for you to learn more about this system designed to help you help children in need of love and stability. As of 2023, there are approximately […]

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Why Foster Care Matters

A Crucial Role in Shaping Lives Foster care plays a vital role in our society by providing a safe and nurturing environment for children who have experienced abuse, neglect, or other forms of trauma. While the need for foster care is unfortunate, it is essential in ensuring that these children have the opportunity to thrive […]

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How to Find the Perfect Foster Care Agency

Are you considering opening your heart and home to a child in foster care? One of the most crucial decisions you'll make on this journey is choosing the right foster care agency. Let’s start with three primary areas to consider before you begin: Understanding Your Needs Take a moment to reflect on your family's needs […]

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Demystifying Foster Care: Everything You Need to Know

In the realm of social welfare, few institutions bear the weight of compassion and complexity quite like foster care. A system enshrined in the belief that every child deserves a safe and loving home, foster care borders the intersection of hope and heartache, resilience and reckoning. This is an exploration into the essence of foster […]

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How Can I Support my Friend/Family Member that is Fostering?

  Do you have friends who are fostering and you are wondering how you can support them? Or maybe your family member is a foster parent and you are not sure what would be helpful? Perhaps you would like to support children in foster care, but the timing is not right for you to become […]

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Nurturing your Marriage While Fostering

  When you and your spouse started talking about foster care, you probably had an idea of how your home would be affected - new children, increased volume, schedules being rearranged to accommodate visits and appointments. But did you consider how your marriage would be impacted?  The call to parent kids from hard places can […]

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Flexibility in Foster Care (& Life)

  "I’m not sure.” “Maybe?” “I hope so!” “Probably.” “As soon as possible.” These are just a few of the endless answers that push our foster (and adoptive) families to learn “the art of flexibility.” But is there such a thing?   When preparing foster families for the foster journey, we talk a lot about […]

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Importance of Self-Care for Parents

  Adopting a child is full of both joys and challenges, and the challenges can take a toll on the mental and physical health of adoptive parents. Self-care is essential for adoptive parents to maintain your well-being and provide the best care for your children.   Why Self-Care is Important to Adoptive Parents Self-care is […]

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What to Expect with the Legal System in Foster Care

  Adopting a child through the foster care system is a noble and life-changing decision and it is important to know what to expect with the legal system. Navigating this part of the process can be frustrating or confusing. Understanding the general principles behind foster adoption laws can help prospective parents prepare for the journey […]

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Happy Father’s Day

  Father’s Day is a universal holiday that dates back to the Middle Ages in Catholic Europe when Fathers were celebrated on Feast Day of Saint Joseph in 1510. However, we can go back as far as the ancient Romans who honored deceased fathers every February. In the United States Father’s Day is celebrated on […]

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