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How to Prepare for Respite

Respite is a much-needed service to fostering families. It allows foster parents to take a break, which helps prevent burn out. Respite offers birth children of the foster home quality time with their parents. It also gives foster children a break.

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Anxiety in Children: How Parents Can Help

Children experience various states of fear and anxiety from the moment they are born. Sometimes it is easy to tell if a child is anxious by their crying and clinging behaviors. But sometimes, it is difficult to identify anxiety in children.

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Worry Wise Kids

Are you worrying about your anxious child? You are not alone. Anxiety is the number one mental health problem facing children and adolescents today, but it is also the most treatable. If you are the parent of one of the millions of children who suffer from excessive fears and anxieties, we’re here to help.

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The Importance of Visitation

Changes in Children’s Behavior before and after parent visits (ages birth to 5)  Visits between foster children and their biological parents are important. They allow children to maintain contact with their birth family. However, these visits can be difficult for foster children, birth parents and foster parents.

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Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting:

Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world — and the one for which you might feel the least prepared.

Here are nine child-rearing tips that can help you feel more fulfilled as a parent.

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Developing Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Sometimes it’s easy to notice when kids seem to feel good about themselves — and when they don’t. We often describe this idea of feeling good about ourselves as “self-esteem.” Take a look at why self-esteem matters and how it develops.

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Children’s Songs

Creating A Family is a national infertility, adoption & foster care education and support nonprofit. Their mission is to strengthen families through unbiased education and support for infertility parents, adoptive parents, foster parents, and allied professionals. Read more about Creating A Family.

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