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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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3 Important Fostering Facts

Many people are completely unaware of what goes on behind the scenes in the life of foster parents and children until they become one of the two themselves. We think it’s important to pull back the veil from the eyes of the public so that they can see how much help is...

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Foster Care Training – How Do I get Started?

All foster parents in Texas must go through a course designed (or approved) for them by the State of Texas. This can be one of the most confusing parts of starting out your journey. Here are a couple tools and tips you can use to navigate these courses and find the...

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An Adoption Journey

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 3 years ago that our eyes and our...

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Do I Qualify to Be a Foster Parent?

The prospective foster/adoptive parents may be single or married and must: be at least 21 years of age, financially stable, and responsible mature adults, complete an application (staff will assist you, if you prefer), share information regarding their background and...

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How do we Help our Children Express Themselves?

At The RLRM Foundation, we've seen music transform the lives of young children. We believe that the children who are growing up in today's world need all the positive self-expression they can get. If you're tired of watching your kid struggle to fit in, or if they...

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What Makes the Foster Care World Go Round?

CPS workers are at the heart of every foster kid's placement. They are the ones that make life-altering decisions for these children and families. The fact is that it's a really hard job, and you don't get many thanks. If you know a caseworker, give them a quick hug,...

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True Religion is This…

"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world." (James 1:27) A lot of the times in the Foster Care world we can find ourselves in a pit of...

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Fulfilling the NEEDS of Our Children

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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