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Love Makes a Difference | New Day Charities – Foster Parents Article

5 2 0, in China because of the way it is pronounced, has become a day when you declare your love. Chinese culture has always been introverted and reserved, with few outright expressions of love. Now we are freer in our expressions and we have the opportunity to show our love for the people we love. “Love can make a difference” is our motto. We give love, express love, and provide love for the orphans and disabled children under our…

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Foster carers Laura and Oliver recount their story – Foster Parents Article

Foster carers Laura and Oliver have been with Rainbow for three years. They have their own birth child but became interested in fostering when friends of theirs; also foster carers, were caring for a sibling group. Being close friends, this meant that Laura and Oliver had close contact with what was a more-or-less instant family. From day one, they could see all the problems and challenges – but they could also see what it meant to keep a family of…

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Our Final Week of Foster Care Aware 2020 – Foster Parents Article

Here’s a look at the amazing line up for the final week of Foster Care Aware! For more info on next steps and to access the Foster Care Aware Guide (with a full table of contents and links to each video), click here.  The post Our Final Week of Foster Care Aware 2020 appeared first on Tidewater Friends of Foster Care. This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by Derek Munn Read Full Parenting Article

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Foster carers Phil and Amanda recount their story – Foster Parents Article

Foster carers Phil, 42, and Amanda, 38, had been approved to foster for just a month when the phone rang, a referral was sent and they were ready – as ready as you ever are – to receive their first fostering placement. The couple who had met on holiday twelve years previously live with their ten-year-old son, Rolly.  The last member of the family is a tabby cat called Edgar. Phil and Amanda have had the idea of becoming foster…

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I Think I Need to Homeschool, but I Don’t Know Where to Start – Foster Parents Article

If you are a parent, you have been watching the recommendations surrounding the coronavirus with great concern. I remember when we thought we would be out of school for just three weeks. Then we added another four weeks on, and finally schools were simply closed for the entire year. I honestly shut down my brain when I first heard whispers that school would still be different in the fall. Surely not. Oh, please no. Please let us go back to…

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Why I do my best not to post political things on Facebook – Foster Parents Article

Have you noticed over the past few years — pretty much since the 2016 election, that we as a people and we as a church — have become dichotomized.  It is more and more distressing when nearly every single issue becomes an either/or proposition and the opposites seem to be even more polarized.   Every issue becomes political and somehow within that there seems to be some guilt cast from one side or the other, particularly when it comes to…

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Pam and Jim’s Story | This is Fostering – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 24th May 2020 by Beth Owen For Foster Care Fortnight, our Foster Carers have been sharing their stories and experiences with us. We’re very grateful to them for showing us a sneak peak in to their lives as a family that fosters. Below is Pam and Jim’s story, where they tell us how rewarding it can be to look after children and young people. Pam and Jim’s Story “Me and my husband have fostered for 8 years and are…

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Why I Became A Supervising Social Worker – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 23rd May 2020 by Beth Owen There are so many different members of the fostering community, each playing just as important role as the next. Throughout Foster Care Fortnight, we’re sharing stories with you from all different perspectives. From our Foster Carers, their birth children, the young people living with them, and and our staff here at Lorimer. Every foster care journey is different and all fostering families are unique in their own way. Each person that works…

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1 Year Out of the Orphanage and in Her Family’s Arms – Foster Parents Article

Many of the stories we share conclude with a child coming home. But as every adoptive family knows, “gotcha day” is just the beginning. Bonding as a new family is serious work. If you’re an adoptive or foster parent in the trenches, here’s some encouragement that God can work miracles in your child’s life.   In one mom’s words, “We just wanted to say thank you again for the grant we received for our daughter’s adoption. On April 15 she…

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Foster mom ‘tortured toddler to death, then blamed his injuries on self-harm’ : fosterit – Foster Parents Article

A community dedicated to all of the foster care community. We strongly believe in the value of bringing various voices – from current/former foster youth, foster and adoptive parents, caseworkers, attorneys, CASAs/GALs, first families – to the table to create meaningful discussion. This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by /u/DougDante Read Full Parenting Article

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