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Statement from National Foster Youth Institute on the Death of George Floyd and the Protests That Have Followed – – Foster Parents Article

The murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers has sparked an unprecedented wave of public demonstration across our country. Decades of biased policing, systemic racism, inequitable access to resources, mass incarceration and an unjust healthcare system have had deadly consequences for the Black community. The reaction that we’re seeing now is understandable and long overdue. As an organization, the National Foster Youth Institute stands in solidarity with the protestors who are demanding justice. We stand with those who…

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Our Last Weeks Alone – Single Mothers by Choice – Single Mum, Parents Article

During the last few weeks the world around us has changed suddenly. Hot sticky days with harsh bright sunlight have been replaced by cool, crisp dry days that smell of fresh mown grass and distant fires. Many of the 6-foot-high corn fields have been mowed down, and the guy selling 12 ears for $4 out of the back of his truck has sold out for the season. The soybean fields are starting to turn golden, and maples and ash here…

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16 Pinterest Crafts for Kids to Do At Home – Parenting Twins Article

Have you recently started working from home, mama? I’ve been doing this for 6 years now and one challenge I still have is making sure my twins were having fun while I work. And with summer knocking at our doors, kids are certainly going to need more activities to keep them occupied while you work on your blog or at-home business. Like most moms, I love doing crafts with my kids. Right now my twins are into making slime! However,…

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Can I Still Become a Foster Carer During Coronavirus? – Foster Parents Article

Providing excellent training and resources to help you create transformational change in the lives of young people is at the heart of everything we do, so training delivery has continued despite lockdown. But (you guessed it) we’ve taken the training online.Skills to Foster, the training program for people who want to become carers, has been continuing online, via Zoom. (You don’t need any particular qualifications to become a carer; we provide you with training to ensure you have the skills…

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Self-Parenting Practice: Tip #19 of 23/ Further Your Self-Parenting Skills With Ongoing Modules – Parents Video

This video series contains videos I made for my Chinese Practitioners to explain what I call the 23 Tips of the Self-Parenting Program. These guidelines are the core principles that will insure doing S/P Sessions with your Inner Child will be easy and fun. Each tip is important so that your Inner Child feels safe and protected during your 30-minute session. These tips are especially important for members of 12-Step Programs such as the Adult Children of Alcoholics, Al Anon,…

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That Friday Linky – Twin Mummy and Daddy – Parenting Twins Article

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your…

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Break – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

A little bit of a break between the rain clouds. Apparently the sun has been replaced by the moon. I was looking at the view and getting some much needed fresh air when a thought crossed my mind. A strange thought began to rattle around in my brain. I love astronomy. As a kid I so wanted to be an astronomer. As most kids wanted to be the new Pele or Bobby Moore, I wanted to be just like the…

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5 Reasons to Explore the World on A Bicycle – Single Mum, Parents Article

As World Bicycle Day spins around again on June 3rd, digital travel platform Agoda shares five reasons you should explore the world on two wheels, as well as great cycling routes to help you get on your bike now or bookmark for later travel. Reasons to get on your bike Get closer to nature According to Agoda’s Usage & Attitude Study 2019, Nature/Countryside is the top motivation for people to travel. Cycling gets you close to that with many cycle…

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Am I Ready? | Utah Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

Kobi Prettyman is the adoptive mom of two living in Price – and works as Utah Foster Care’s foster-adoptive consultant for Eastern Region. Each of us has our own reasons for wanting to be a foster parent.  It may be because you simply want to help children, you knew a child in foster care or a foster family, or you are interested in expanding your family.  Although everyone’s motivation may be different, most families wonder if it is the right…

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Racism & White Privilege | The Single Mom Blog – Single Mum, Parents Article

I am not here to defend looters or destruction of property. As a business owner I know how hard this is going to be on many of those small businesses. I know that many of them may not recover. I don’t believe that any of these protests should end in violence. But this is a volatile situation – and people are fed up. And they have a right to be. So, while I don’t condone or defend the rioting –…

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