Foster Kid Welcome Box - Double cool for us as each kid has a photo box as their "special" box.

Foster Kid Welcome Box - Double cool for us as each kid has a photo box as their special box.

Risks of Foster Care - I can't let this continue! Every child I touch, that child's future can be brighter.

There are far more foster kids than foster parents. I bet more parents would greatly decrease these risks. Foster Care - sad statistics for these kids.

I think something like this would be perfect for our future Foster kids room

I think something like this would be perfect for our future Foster kids room Become a foster parent with Benchmark Family Services today!

IROCKSOWHAT: Family Rules Printable ... looks a lot like our current rules. I like the arguing part!

Common Parenting Rules that Should be Broken IROCKSOWHAT: Family Rules Printable . looks a lot like our current rules. I like the arguing part!

Guidelines for bedrooms for foster children.  Great ideas for rooms of unknown gender and age. Future reference guide for sure!

Guidelines for bedrooms for foster children. Great ideas for rooms of unknown gender and age. Future reference guide for sure!

Setting up a Bedroom for a Child in Foster Care

When a person decides to become a foster parent, they often wonder the best way of setting up a bedroom for foster care. Waiting for the call is tough, and shopping and painting and all the decorat…

Foster Kids, Trash Bags, & Suitcases  The story of the cause and the challenge of replacing trash bags with suitcases for foster children. #fostercare #caseforcharacter #makingadifference

Foster Kids, Trash Bags, & Suitcases The story of the cause and the challenge of replacing trash bags with suitcases for foster children.

Working Parents and Foster Care - Can I Be a Foster Parent and Still Work Outside the Home? #fostermom #fostercare #WOHM #workingmom

People often email and ask for tips on how I made being a working foster mom possible. Like so many things with foster care, the resources available to working foster parents vary a ton from state to state and agency to agency. We found our agency to be e

Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care « Library User Group

Books for Children in Foster Care

Young, Single, And Adopting: What to do the FIRST night! - hate the idea of checking for bugs/lice but it's a good idea and there are good & tactful ways to do this step discussed in the article. Make sure kids know they're safe. Show them you locking doors/windows etc. Ask about a light at night. I like to call them "mini lamps". Makes kids feel less childish and self conscious about using them.

What to do the first night of foster placement. Foster families, foster care, foster children, homes

10 things you can do when a foster child leaves your home {besides cry} #fostercare

10 Things to Do When a Foster Child Is Returning Home

10 things you can do when a foster child leaves your home {besides cry} - i REALLY want to foster kids someday. perhaps when the boys are older and in college

Authentic Parenting: Becoming a Foster Parent: How to Make it Work

Authentic Parenting: Becoming a Foster Parent: How to Make it Work - "The first and most important rule is to understand the baseline: These children need a temporary home and ultimately will be placed with their biological parents or family.

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