A Quick Guide to Clean Eating for Your Foster Care Family

If you try to feed your foster care family a nutritious diet, you’ve probably come across talk about clean eating. However, you might not be sure what the words mean exactly. Don’t feel bad. There is no official definition of clean eating, and different people have different interpretations. In general, clean eating usually focuses on … Read moreA Quick Guide to Clean Eating for Your Foster Care Family

3 Tips from Foster Parents About Raising Foster Children

Although foster care may be difficult, it’s also very rewarding. You know that you’re giving a child a home and raising them to be responsible, independent adults. You’re making sure that they get an education, develop friendships and explore their full potential. Raising foster children definitely has its challenges but most foster parents will tell … Read more3 Tips from Foster Parents About Raising Foster Children

Make Things Easier on Your Foster Child By Consulting and Involving Them

If it’s your first time fostering a child, you might be nervous. Don’t worry, the foster child is nervous too. They’re going to be moving into a new home environment and meeting new people. They’ll have to adjust to going to a new school. Additionally, they’ll have a new room and new clothes; they may … Read moreMake Things Easier on Your Foster Child By Consulting and Involving Them

14-year-old Braydon Looking for His Forever Family

Braydon is a very sweet child who enjoys horseback riding, swimming, rock collecting, being outdoors, video games, and Legos. He also likes camping and fishing. Braydon describes himself as nice. He likes to eat chicken nuggets, pizza, and chicken cutlets. Braydon can be easily distracted and sometimes struggles with holding a conversation. He also struggles … Read more14-year-old Braydon Looking for His Forever Family

Making Chores More Fun for Your Foster Children

Do your foster children fight over whose turn it is to do housework? Maybe you’ll never make vacuuming quite that exciting, but you can have fun together while you clean your house. Here are 3 ways to draw your foster care family closer together while you make your home cleaner and safer. Delegate Responsibility Kids … Read moreMaking Chores More Fun for Your Foster Children

When Past Trauma Is Causing Current Drama!

Sometimes, a child can seem well-adjusted or happy. Then, one day, “Poof!”. We look up one morning to a full-grown adult scarfing down pancakes. Just at about that time is when they are experiencing things that most adults would have a hard time with. From dating to drugs, that little girl/boy that had booboo’s doesn’t … Read moreWhen Past Trauma Is Causing Current Drama!

A Foster Parent’s Guide to Throwing an Amazing Virtual Birthday Party

The longer COVID-19 sticks around, the greater the chances that a foster parent will need to learn how to throw a virtual birthday party. Celebrating milestones is especially important for foster children who may feel cut off if they have less contact than usual with their family and friends. Making their birthday happy and fun … Read moreA Foster Parent’s Guide to Throwing an Amazing Virtual Birthday Party