How Can I Encourage Family And Friends To Support Our Parenting Style? – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email Helping family and close friendships understand you and how you parent can be tricky. They mean well, but may not fully understand how to support you. But there are ways you can encourage them and help them gain a healthy understanding. Once we know the importance attachment and bonding play in a healthy upbringing, we tend to parent differently. Children from traumatic pasts have had their initial attachment disrupted, so we must…

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Spotlight ON: LGBT Fostering | Lorimer Fostering – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 4th March 2020 by Beth Owen This month (2nd-8th March, in particular) a series of events are taking place throughout the UK for members of the LGBT+ community who are interested in adoption or fostering. This is an annual event, aimed at giving the LGBT+ community a window into the world of fostering and adoption if it is a path they are considering. As an inclusive fostering agency, here at Lorimer Fostering, we accept applications from people no…

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Disney On Ice – Full Time Baby – Parents Article

4 years old has been a really fun age.  We seem to have been lifted out of the fog of having to do absolutely everything for our child.She can choose her own clothes, dress herself completely, eat independently, play by herself, and needs much less supervision.  She even buckles herself into her car seat.With growing awareness of her surroundings, she also seems to enjoy events a bit more.Fun Events For 4 year OldsAn emerging tools for finding area events is…

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How To Gently Potty Train Early (Even From Birth) – Parents Article

In anticipation of welcoming our new Down Syndrome baby, I joined a few parent forums to prepare myself.  While looking through these extremely supportive groups,  I came across a few threads about potty training.  Of course these were parents looking for help, so these situations may be extreme.  But there was talk about 7 year olds and even 10 year olds in diapers.I shut my browser.  Night potty training my oldest has not exactly worked, and I’ve already felt like…

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Best Bassinet Strollers – Full Time Baby – Parents Article

The Cynebaby Vista offers everything you need in a bassinet stroller to take on the challenges of being a new mom. The 3 in 1 functionality of the stroller makes it highly effective for infants and toddlers that are assured a comfortable and relaxing ride.The design is a mixture of traditional and modern and is built for functionality and practicality. The dimensions of the stroller once folded are 36.7 x 24.3 x 19 inches and it can hold up to…

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Fostering Information Event | Sale, Manchester – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 8th October 2019 by Beth Owen Want to know more about fostering? Then why not pop down to our Sale fostering information event at The Square Shopping Centre in Sale on Friday 15th November 2019 for a chat and to meet the team! You will be able to talk to one of our Social Workers about becoming a Foster Carer; what the role entails and what support and training you will receive from us as an agency. You can also take…

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Working and Fostering | Is it Possible? – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 30th July 2019 by Beth Owen BEING A FOSTER CARER You can become a foster carer whether you’re unemployed, self-employed or working – as long as you have sufficient time available to meet the needs of the child or children placed with you. Foster carers are expected to be available to care for children, attend meetings, training, support groups, and to promote and support contact between a child and their birth family. You must be sure that you…

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Fostering Meet & Greet | Foster Care Fortnight – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 21st May 2019 by Beth Owen FOSTER CARE FORTNIGHT EVENT Want to know more about fostering? Then why not pop down to our Fostering Meet & Greet event at Lorimer House in Sale on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 for a chat and to meet the team! You will be able to talk to one of our Social Workers about becoming a Foster Carer; what the role entails and what support and training you will receive from us as an agency. You can…

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#ChangeAFuture | Rachael’s Story | Foster Care Fortnight – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 20th May 2019 by Beth Owen The theme for this years Foster Care Fortnight campaign ran by leading fostering charity The Fostering Network is ‘#ChangeAFuture’. Changing futures is something we know all of our foster carers strive to do. They work with the young people who live with them every day to make sure that they achieve their goals. The aim of the #ChangeAFuture campaign is to showcase the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. We spoke with Rachael,…

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Toddler And Kid Trampolines To Wear Children Out – Parents Article

The Ancheer Mini Rebounder oval shape design offers stability and safety and is large enough for two children. Steel spring coils hold the mat to the frame and bungee straps hold the cover to the frame.  It has a UV resistant surface and can be used outdoors or indoors.  The foam covered handlebar has 5 possible height adjustments from 38-45 inches.  Full disclosure we have this rebounder at home and kids enjoy using the bar as a gymnastics bar and…

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