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Using Natural Remedies to Combat Trauma

In today’s blog, we wanted to highlight the use of essential oils to combat stress and anxiety. Traumatic events (especially in childhood) can create a huge wake of pain in the aftermath. It can cause symptoms of anxiety, social isolation, depression, fear, night...

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You’re Not Alone!

Our mission here at A Place To Stay is to create more awareness for the children currently in the foster care system. Here are 3 examples of other great resources that have done the same! If you're feeling alone in this fight, rely on those who have gone before you....

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A Bit of Encouragement…

"There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land." (Deuteronomy 15:11) The Bible does not just ASK us to open our hands to those who need help, but it COMMANDS us....

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How Do I Get Started?

Foster Parents Requirments Must be at least 21 years old. Must be in good shape/physical health Must pass an administered criminal background check Must be financially stable as to support a child Becoming a Foster Parent 1. Take the informational orientation 2....

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Whose Responsibility are These Kids?

In short. They are OUR responsibility. These children are a by-product of what is an extremely flawed world. We live in a place where bad things happen, and that means sometimes there are things that happen that nobody can explain. There are things that happen that...

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A Place to Stay – Amarillo

A Place to Stay – Amarillo I was adopted at 6 weeks old after a brief stay in someone’s home. And as an adopted kid, I always felt like I was tuned in to topics and issues concerning adoption. It wasn’t till my wife Tara and I returned from a trip to Haiti 5 years ago...

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I’m Single… Can I Foster? Should I Foster?

If you're a single parent and feel that you're ready to foster/adopt, let's cover first things first. YES, it is legal in all 50 states for a single parent to adopt a child of any age. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 27 percent...

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The Spur of the Moment

Getting ready to foster brings a whirlwind of emotions. If you're considering to foster or adopt, you need to make sure that you're NOT rushing into things. Don't get us wrong, we aren't trying to scare you away! But remember that this is a child's LIFE. While yes,...

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The Benefits of Therapy

There is an increasing sentiment in today's society that will radically improve our collective mental health. Therapy is NOT for only those with severe mental issues. It is for everyone. However your foster child is coping with the stress and trauma of being taken...

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Leading By Example – 3 Tips

If you're a foster parent, no matter what age your child is, it's important to remember how crucial it is to lead by example. Many foster children have no idea how to appropriately act when they go from an unhealthy family relationship to a healthy relationship with...

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