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Why foster parenting is like having a terminal disease

I love being a foster carer (we don’t call it foster parent here in Australia, lord only knows why) but sometimes all the things that are completely out of our control get the better of me, and that’s when I thought…this is like having some horrible disease where I can’t  control the situation. 344 more words

Foster Care

Hug It Out

Holden had his first play date with my friend’s son. There were a few moments of toddler-aggression, but I’d say it was an overall success. 24 more words

Grandparents raising Grandchildren

In Ontario, a growing number of grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Government officials need to get their heads out of the seventeenth-century sand when it comes to the ability of grandparents to do so. 191 more words

FASD

Time

I’ve been asking for a time frame for months now. Give me some answers, please.

“How long are we talking about, here?”

“What’s this gonna cost my heart?” … 41 more words

Children

#547 Three Little Words by Ashley-Rhodes Courter

Three Little Words by Ashley-Rhodes Courter

Ashley spent years of her life in the foster care system. Her foster parents weren’t always good, in fact, very few of them were good. 1,091 more words

Non-Fiction

State Senate OKs Foster Care Training Boost

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AUSTIN (AP) – The Senate has approved mandating 35 hours of training for potential foster care parents, more than double what some are now required to have. 116 more words

News

From Foster Care To The Big Four: No Ordinary Liz’s Story

I truly believe that your life is already planned out for you before you are born.  Each of us are unique in our own way and we all have our own reasons as to why we are placed in each other’s lives strategically.   1,467 more words