Foster Parents | Are YOU Ready To Be a Foster Parent?

Foster Parents | Are YOU Ready To Be a Foster Parent? The news is full of talk about the “foster care crisis” with more kids coming into foster care and fewer foster parents available to care for them. You may be wondering if you could be part of the solution. Are YOU ready to be a foster parent? For various reasons, mostly increased drug use nationwide (particularly opioid use), the number of kids entering foster care has risen steadily in the last few years. Unfortunately, the numbers of foster families [...]

By |2019-08-06T17:05:02+00:00February 28th, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Parents | Are YOU Ready To Be a Foster Parent?

Foster Parents | When Is The Perfect Time To Foster?

  Foster Parents | When Is The Perfect Time To Foster?   Becoming a foster parent is a goal that many people have. This goal may be to help at risk children or possibly because they were unable to have children of their own. Whatever the reason foster parenting can be a very rewarding way to spend your time.   Many people ask, “When is the perfect time to become a foster parent?” The perfect time is mostly subjective and depends on your own personal circumstances. Some people prefer to [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:48:28+00:00February 25th, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Parents | When Is The Perfect Time To Foster?

Foster Care | What Are the Main Foster Care Qualifications?

Foster Care | What Are the Main Foster Care Qualifications? Foster Parents | Foster parents are very special individuals that play an important role in the lives of many young people. To be a foster parent you need to adhere to a certain set of guidelines to ensure that you are capable of caring for a child in need. Here are some of the main foster care qualifications that are required.   A Stable, Loving Home One of the primary characteristics as a foster parent is to have a stable [...]

By |2019-01-30T18:08:01+00:00February 3rd, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Care | What Are the Main Foster Care Qualifications?

Foster Parents | 3 Resources That Foster Parents Can Use

Foster Parents | 3 Resources That Foster Parents Can Use Foster parents are very selfless people that care deeply for children and want to help them succeed. Even though it can be very rewarding, being a foster parent can be very challenging as well. It is good to know that there are places you can turn for advice or fresh ideas to help your relationship with your foster children. Here are a few resources that foster parents can use to help them in their journey.    Counselors Often foster children [...]

By |2019-08-06T17:43:17+00:00January 31st, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Parents | 3 Resources That Foster Parents Can Use

Foster Parents | 3 Traits to be a Successful Foster Parent

What Defines A Successful Foster Parent? Good foster parents understand that all children have unique personalities and need to be treated as individuals. With that being said, there are certain characteristics that foster parents want to implore to provide the best environment for their foster children. Here are 3 traits that many successful foster parents have in common.   Have Good Listening Skills Children that are placed in foster homes have typically endured significant struggles or even traumatic events in their young lives. They often carry a lot of emotional [...]

By |2019-05-24T14:39:02+00:00December 15th, 2018|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Parents | 3 Traits to be a Successful Foster Parent

Foster Parents | Understanding the Concept of Fair but Not Equal

Foster Parents | Understanding the Concept of Fair but Not Equal Foster Parents | If you already have children in your home, welcoming in a foster child can be a daunting experience. There are many factors to consider how this new addition to the family dynamic will impact everyone in the house. You may have heard the term “fair but not equal” during your foster care education classes. This term is easy to gloss over before your new addition arrives but will come back to haunt you weeks or even [...]

By |2018-10-08T22:11:35+00:00September 29th, 2018|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Parents | Understanding the Concept of Fair but Not Equal
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