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Foster Parent Fears

Foster Parent Fears

Foster care is a journey that sends many people on a rollercoaster of emotions. Though we know that there are so many advantages and that the experience is extremely rewarding for both the children and the parents, most people still experience fear and doubt. Today we...

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Together We Rise

Together We Rise

In today’s blog, we wanted to tell you about a great non-profit called Together We Rise. This organization consists of inspired young adults and former foster youth. They have been serving for 11 years, and they proudly help foster children nationwide. Not only do...

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Things to Consider Before Becoming Foster Parents

Things to Consider Before Becoming Foster Parents

The steps to becoming a foster parent differ for everyone. Maybe your sister starting fostering children, and it inspired you to start. Or maybe you’re the first one out of everyone you know considering taking the leap. Whatever your path, it’s important to be honest...

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Quality Time!

Quality Time!

Receiving a new foster child brings a wave of emotions. Even if you’ve fostered many times over, each individual child brings with them unique struggles and situations to overcome. In certain situations, it can take time for foster parents to fully adjust, and that's...

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New Foster Placements: 3 Things to Expect

New Foster Placements: 3 Things to Expect

For first-time foster parents, awaiting your first placement or the arrival of your foster child can be anxiety-inducing, exciting, emotional, scary, and everything in between. Unlike awaiting the birth of a child where have a grasp of what it will be like, it’s hard...

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Fostering While Working Full Time

Fostering While Working Full Time

If you are wanting to foster children but are worried you don’t have the time due to a full-time job, this blog is for you. You may be worried you won’t have enough time, energy or attention to devote to a child. We’re here to tell you that you do… if you want it bad...

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Put Your Marriage First!

Put Your Marriage First!

As many married couples know, having children can take a toll on your marriage. It may completely change your relationship and force you to rethink the way you thought your marriage would go. However, once you make the necessary adjustments, you can create a deeper...

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Inspiring TED Talks on Foster and Adoption

Inspiring TED Talks on Foster and Adoption

If you’re interested in jumping into the world of foster care, there are things to consider. Make sure that you’ve done your research, and most importantly, that you have talked to those who have done foster care themselves. Hearing personal stories about the...

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Understanding the Five Love Languages

Understanding the Five Love Languages

The Five Love Languages is a famous book written by Dr. Gary Chapman, which goes onto explain the concept of five different ways to show love. Coveted by many, people have used this knowledge better love their spouses, and even repair broken marriages or family...

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What Can I Do Right Now?

What Can I Do Right Now?

Not everyone can foster. Some people are currently in situations where it’s not ideal- you may already have a house full of children, both partners may work a full-time job, or you may be unsure of where you’ll be in the near future. There are plenty of reasons why...

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