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Building a Relationship with your Foster Child

Building a Relationship with your Foster Child

Building a relationship with your foster child looks different for everyone. Each kid is unique in their own way, and their relationship with you will also be unique. For some, they may be eager for love and connection right away and open up to you immediately....

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Common Myths about Adopting from Foster Care

Common Myths about Adopting from Foster Care

As humans, because fear and uncertainty tend to scare us, its only natural that something as life-changing and foreign as adopting a child into our family would concern us in more ways than one. Unfortunately, for some reason, this apprehension seems to double when...

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Scriptures for Strength

Scriptures for Strength

Strength is a beautiful, important attribute. It allows us to push through on our hard days, overcome obstacles and come out on the other side better than we were. Everyone experiences bouts of strength, but learning how to harness it goes a long way. Just as this is...

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4 Books & Devotionals for Foster Kids

4 Books & Devotionals for Foster Kids

As Christians, it is our job to spread the word of the Lord with the word. As foster parents, our job is to help raise these kids to be good stewards and members of society. Naturally, we want to share God’s word with them, to offer them hope, understanding,...

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Fostering Isn’t Just for Couples

Fostering Isn’t Just for Couples

Fostering is not just for married couples. If you feel your heart calling you to foster, and you feel capable to do so, don’t let being single stand in your way. Surprisingly, 27% of America’s adoptive parents are single men and women. We’d like to see this statistic...

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You are Their Greatest Example

You are Their Greatest Example

As parents, we are constantly being looked upon by our children. We are showing them the right and wrong ways of the world, and it is our job to shape them into future citizens of the world. Because of the bond children and their parents hold, you are a huge example...

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The Importance of Therapy for Children

The Importance of Therapy for Children

Therapy is not something to be ashamed of- nor should it be a topic that is avoided in the foster care world. Regularly attending therapy can be beneficial to just about anyone. Many foster care kids are dealing with stress and trauma that they have acquired over the...

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The Church’s Call to Foster Care

The Church’s Call to Foster Care

While foster care may be a topic unfamiliar or slightly uncomfortable to some, it is our duty as Christians to protect and care for God’s people. Foster care should be frequently talked about in the church in order to raise awareness and offer help to these kids, but...

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3 Ways to Communicate Better

3 Ways to Communicate Better

Communicating with our children can be hard at times. They just don’t think the same way we do! They are often preoccupied with other things, or sometimes just don’t want to have anything to do with us. So how do we fulfill their needs for love, but also give them the...

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How Foster Care Will Change Your Kids

How Foster Care Will Change Your Kids

A common question among foster parents is how this big change will affect their biological children. Many worry about them feeling underappreciated, or jealous of the new children. Others worry about the heaviness and potential disfunction they could be bringing into...

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