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Chosen: Foster Youth and Their Chosen Families – Foster Parents Article

What supports young people to grow in resilience, success, good health and happiness? Love, connection and belonging. For foster youth this is even more profoundly true, even though fighting for food, clothing and shelter takes up so much energy. Join Foster Youth Museum and our latest exhibition Chosen: Foster Youth and Their Chosen Families and witness youth building their families through choosing, and through love.  The exhibition features compelling photo portraiture from Ray Bussolari and the stories from the mouths…

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Single Mum Solo Vacay – Koh Lipe – Single Mum, Parents Article

Julia Hasche is a blogger, podcast host, author and mentor for single parents. She became a single mother in 2013 when her daughter was just a few months old, and created Single Mother Survival Guide in 2016 to assist newly single mothers in all things they may need to know about. It aims to inform single mothers on relevant issues, support single mothers on their journey, inspire them, and motivate them to create the happy single mother life that…

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Tricks for a Successful First Road Trip with Your Baby – Parents Article

The average American spends over 20 hours on road trips with their families in the summertime, according to a recent study conducted by OnePoll.A road trip is an ideal choice for a family with children and babies, because it allows for frequent stops, last-minute changes, and time spent in nature – something that is so conducive to human health and happiness. If you are traveling with an infant and you want your next road trip to go as smoothly as…

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Relationship Changes after Having a Baby – Parents Article

A healthy relationship is built once you choose to understand one another person and stop blaming one another when an issue arises.The only way you can understand your beloved one is by listening and avoiding thinking that you are always right. Everyone in the relationship should be happy and real. Especially when you need to overcome some relationship changes you face after your baby is born.After all, why do we choose a person we’ll love for a lifetime? At first,…

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How to make relaxing on holidays with kids easy – Single Mum, Parents Article

Julia Hasche is a blogger, podcast host, author and mentor for single parents. She became a single mother in 2013 when her daughter was just a few months old, and created Single Mother Survival Guide in 2016 to assist newly single mothers in all things they may need to know about. It aims to inform single mothers on relevant issues, support single mothers on their journey, inspire them, and motivate them to create the happy single mother life that…

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Does Your Child Play Organized Sports? Game Day Tips featuring Armour LunchMakers – Parents Article

January 27, 2020 By: CarissacommentPlease follow and like us:“This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LunchMakersClub #CollectiveBias” Darrick and I both are former athletes, he played Football (went to college on a Football Scholarship) and I played volleyball through high school. We are also big sports fans, most people think I got into sports when my husband and I got together, but I have been an avid sports fan for…

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Preserving Their Childhood – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

Last night, after we’d gotten the kids to bed, Mom and Buried and I sat down to talk. It was the end of a long day and we had things to discuss. Adult things. We were in the middle of it when suddenly – it’s always suddenly – Detective Munch ran out of his bedroom to ask some innocuous question, for probably the 100th time that day. And I lost my temper. My response was completely disproportionate to whatever his supposed offense…

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Murphy’s Law – Foster Parents Article

Sometimes, every single thing that can go wrong will absolutely 100% go wrong. This is the turning point. It’s the beginning of the end of things, or at least this cycle. Marcus is always in-and-out, push-then-pull, loving-then-running-from family. I’m pretty sure he’s on his way out again. At this point it seems like a matter of time before the volcano erupts, sweeping our family dynamic under mounds of smoking viscous deluge. Let me start at the beginning of this particular…

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Inside Martyn’s Thoughts: Choosing the battles – Single Dad, Parents Article

Just before Christmas we received a letter to say that we have officially been signed off from Social Services.It was happy news for us all.These last 12 months have been hellish.We contacted Social Services to help with behaviour that we were experiencing at home. We tried everything we could for 2 years and nothing was helping.I tried everything that I had learnt through Early Childhood Studies, Child Psychology and techniques I’ve learnt through being a Primary Teacher. Yet, nothing worked.What…

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Let’s Talk About Your Finances – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email We’re in Episode 2 of our new podcast series entitled New Year, New You. This series is all about maximizing your opportunity in a brand new year. Finances. Wow! Sticky subject. Especially right after the Holidays. But it’s a crucial topic and there are simply ways you can maximize your money, even if you have a small budget (which a lot of us on the foster and adoptive journey do). Our good…

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