Social Media Study Has Good News for Foster Care Families with Teens

Foster care families with teens may be happy to hear about a recent study on social media and depression. Researchers found that daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents. Here’s more about this study, and what it may mean for your foster children. What The … Read moreSocial Media Study Has Good News for Foster Care Families with Teens

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