Foster Family Stories

Parenting Difficult Behaviors | Changing the Dynamics – Foster Parents Article

When a parent brings foster children into the home, the additional child will change your family dynamics.  After all, it is not just the adults who will be fostering this child.  Your own children will have an important role in the well-being and safety of your new arrival. Take some time to sit down with your child and remind them why you chose to be a foster parent.  Share with them what you know, and remind them that the foster…

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How a Great Foster Care Transition Happens – Foster Parents Article

Having provided therapeutic foster care with KidsPeace in Maine for seven years, Betty Ann Wilder certainly understands what goes into developing a solid transition plan for a child leaving her home, and the various obstacles that can derail the best plans. The most recent transition for a child in her care clearly illustrates Betty Ann’s unwavering commitment to great teamwork. L. moved into the Wilder home in April 2016 on his fourth foster placement. At just shy of three years…

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