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Fostering Blog

 
April 28, 2020

What if a child is placed in my home and it isn’t working out?

Fear and Failure: My Lowest Point as a Foster Parent There is real risk for families entering foster care. Sometimes the risk is superficial. We risk […]
September 5, 2017

Encouraging Your Children: Foster Parents as the Biggest Cheerleaders

One of my favorite things about fall has nothing to do with the cooler weather, the changing leaves, or the apples. Of course I enjoy all […]
May 16, 2017

Knowing Things Most People Would Prefer to Forget

People become foster parents for a variety of reasons.  In Another Place at the Table, Kathy Harrison writes that her career as a foster parent began […]
May 9, 2017

How A Man I Have Never Met Saved My Life

Who Will Cry for the Little Boy? Who will cry for the little boy? Lost and all alone. Who will cry for the little boy? Abandoned […]
April 18, 2017

We Fostered One For A Year

At 23 years old and with a couple years of marriage under our belt, we decided to become foster parents. The first child placed with us […]
March 29, 2017

My Parents Who “Neglected Me”

My parents had many many problems. My father was an abusive alcoholic and abused hard drugs. My mother abused drugs and committed credit card fraud over […]
March 13, 2017

How I Entered Foster Care

I was born in Charleston, South Carolina in the late eighties. From as early as I could remember I lived in a broken home. I was […]
February 27, 2017

Considering Fostering?

Fostering a child is a life-changing experience, many say. Why? Well, you are allowing your family dynamic to adjust, in order to selflessly take care of […]
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