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Fostering Blog

 
September 23, 2021

The Beautiful Story of a Boy Scared of His Own Shadow (Literally)

Foster Parent Pledges to the Children in Our Care Scattered throughout our lives are opportunities to witness magical moments. Aha moments. Moments filled with such tenderness […]
August 20, 2021

What’s Holding You Back From Becoming a Foster Parent Today?

Did you know that many foster parents considered foster care for months or even years before taking next steps? Many individuals or families that I talk […]
August 20, 2021

Who Makes a Great Foster Parent? Probably YOU!

Have you ever wondered if you’d be able to cut it as a foster parent? Many of us do before getting started. I know I did. […]
August 20, 2021
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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
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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 18, 2021

Ask Yourself These Questions To Know If You’re Ready To Foster

Foster parenting is a huge commitment. You are choosing to care for children, and by extension their families, and also committing to partnering with the state […]
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

Reframe Foster Care: From Challenge to Opportunity

Meet a Foster Family: Leland and Sarah Leland and Sarah’s interest in fostering began several years ago and, like everyone else, they faced many hesitations. As […]
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

Fostering is a Family Affair: We Are Committed to Fostering Together as a Family

Meet a Foster Family: Kimberly and Mel For Kimberly and Mel and their four children, fostering is personal. They adopted their three oldest children (twins Alexander […]
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