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Fostering Blog

 
April 6, 2022

Stories of Connection

Stories of Connection: Bringing people together is the joy of our work. “What I love about Fostering Great Ideas is that we focus on relationships.”
August 20, 2021

Should the Goal of Foster Care Really Be Reunification? Part II

Should the Goal of Foster Care Really Be Reunification? Part II When Marie’s child was in foster care, she was sure she would never get him […]
August 19, 2021

Should the Goal of Foster Care Really Be Reunification? Part I

Should the Goal of Foster Care Really Be Reunification? If you find yourself struggling with the answer, you’re not alone. But if the goal of foster […]
August 4, 2021

Foster Care: A New Normal

Meet a Foster Family: Chad and Pam In 2009, Chad and Pam spent their free time helping with homework at Pendleton Place, a home for teens […]
August 4, 2021

Supporting the Goal of Reunification

Meet a Foster Family: Joey and Jen Every family’s journey to foster looks different. The way that individuals and families discover and commit to the role […]
August 4, 2021

Stretch Outside Your Comfort Zone: Stepping into the Unknown of Foster Care

Meet a Foster Family: Kevin and Nadine We must live out our passions and our callings in this life. One of the most powerful ways to […]
July 30, 2021

Caring For Our Neighbors is Always Worth It

Meet a Foster Family: Phillip and Laurie Phillip and Laurie find themselves in a healthy mix of boys (ages 10, 6 and 4 months) and girls […]
July 30, 2021

Children Gain Far More from Fostering Than They Give Up

Meet a Foster Family: Dan and Erin   When Dan began to talk to his wife, Erin, in the early years of their marriage about becoming […]
July 30, 2021

Overcoming Fears by Focusing on the Children

Meet a Foster Family: Aundrea Aundrea sets the perfect example of being a selfless foster parent. It was a turning point in her life when she […]
July 30, 2021

The Power of Love and Stability

Meet a Foster Family: Cyndi In the spring of 2017, a season known for new beginnings, Cyndi welcomed her first child into her home through foster […]
July 30, 2021

Fostering: An Invitation to Connection and Relationship

Meet a Foster Family: Jonathon and Cathy In the summer of 2014, amidst long days at the pool and board games together on lazy evenings at […]
July 26, 2021

Inspiring Others with Our Favorite Stories

In the first half of 2021, we served 321 children through life-changing, one-to-one relationships. We supported hundreds more children through foster caregiver support, child welfare advocacy, […]
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