Who Foster Care Is Not For

Foster care can be challenging. You’re responsible for children temporarily placed in your home with a background of trauma. However, it can be one of the most rewarding life experiences. If you are considering fostering, you are ready to make a difference and better the world one child at a time, but that’s easier said … Read more

Self-Care for Your Foster Children

  As a foster parent, you provide care for the children you welcome into your home, but it’s also important to teach them about caring for themselves. While much of the self-care literature aims at adults, kids need healthy habits and a little pampering too. Here are some of our favorite ideas for helping foster … Read more

5 Ways for Foster Parents to Build Trust

One of the most rewarding things about being a foster parent is developing a loving and trusting relationship with your foster children. Of course, early experiences can make this challenging for some kids, but hang in there. With patience and love, you can build trust. Here are 5 points to keep in mind. Be Consistent … Read more

Four Things to Know About Texas Foster Care This Year

Looking forward to the year ahead, we’re excited to continue serving children and families in over 30 counties. However, many children are still looking to find support and a forever home right here in our community. If you are looking to make a difference in a child’s life, here are four things to know about … Read more

Respite Care: A Crucial Part of the Foster Care System

Have you ever considered being a positive part of the foster system? Is your heart for providing secure homes to foster children but you are not sure you can commit to full-time foster care? Consider being a respite care provider and you just might find out that is exactly where you belong. What Exactly is … Read more

Four Ways to be a Great Foster Parent in Texas

There are many children in Texas foster care who need a great foster parent. Here are four ways to be an amazing foster care parent to a child in need. Patience Children coming into foster care may present all kinds of special needs and issues. It is important to be patient with these children and understand that it … Read more