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Fostering Blog

May 26, 2023

Countdown to Summer

The countdown to summer is on for school-aged children everywhere. There is something exciting about having time away from the classroom for rest and relaxation. The […]
May 16, 2023

Brotherly Love

Foster care is not immune to sibling rivalry. In foster care, there are times when siblings hold baggage from their life back home, which impacts their […]
May 12, 2023

What Day Is She Coming?

 Do you remember the first time you spent the night away from home? For many of us, our first experience away from home was with grandparents […]
May 12, 2023

My Confession

My Confession: I am a foster parent, and my foster son does not see his siblings. This is the hard truth of our present reality. My […]
May 12, 2023

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

“It sounds preposterous, but it has been a blessing to me.” That is how foster mom, Tasha, describes her journey as a foster and adoptive mom. […]
May 12, 2023

Family Like Me

One of the hard parts of foster care is that sometimes sibling care and sibling connection does not result in siblings living together. When Sophia came […]
May 12, 2023

Mondays at the Group Home

There are a few things from the training to become a foster parent that I still remember almost seven years later. The importance of the sibling […]
May 10, 2023

Siblings Bee-Long Together

#YEASiblings!   Wednesday, May 17 is Sibling Day! We cordially invite you to attend The Sibling Symposium Wednesday, May 17, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 PM (Eastern […]
April 24, 2023

I Am Still Here

Malachi had no relationship with his family and faced aging out of foster care. When Daniel* first became a mentor to a youth in foster care, […]
April 22, 2023

Hidden Potential

Every relationship has its beginning somewhere. Michael and Raymond discovered something special in their tutoring relationship, something that deserved more attention than reading, writing, and arithmetic. […]
April 20, 2023

The Dress

For youth experiencing foster care, prom is a night to be normal. Ask any teenage girl looking forward to prom the reasons for her excitement, and […]
April 18, 2023

The Power of Support

What makes the biggest difference for youth in foster care? What helps them to succeed? Such important questions – ones that are relevant to over 1,270 […]