Budget-Friendly October Activities for Your Foster Child

October is one of the most pleasant times of the year because the weather starts to improve and there are many fall festivals. If you and your foster child have been inside a lot because of the extremely hot weather, there are budget-friendly ways to enjoy the month of October. Here are some budget-friendly ideas. … Read moreBudget-Friendly October Activities for Your Foster Child

Technology Contracts for Children in Foster Care

Technology contracts can help keep kids safe and prevent family conflicts. Careful planning and communication may be even more important for children in foster care who sometimes need to get used to new habits. Here are some suggestions for writing a contract that encourages family harmony. Be sure to put your contract in writing and … Read moreTechnology Contracts for Children in Foster Care

Start a Gratitude Journal This Thanksgiving at Your Foster Home

If you’re looking for a rewarding way to celebrate Thanksgiving at your foster home this year, consider starting a gratitude journal. Indeed, it’s a proven way to increase happiness and strengthen relationships, which makes it an ideal Thanksgiving ritual. Benefits Numerous studies show that cultivating a sense of gratitude can improve your mental health. Indeed, … Read moreStart a Gratitude Journal This Thanksgiving at Your Foster Home

Children in Foster Care Aren’t Bad Kids!

Did you know children are placed in foster care due to no fault of their own? They are just living their little lives while dealing with unstable parents. This might include: Physical or sexual abuse Neglect such as inadequate food, shoddy housing, or being left alone for long periods of time Being witness to violent … Read moreChildren in Foster Care Aren’t Bad Kids!

July 2018 – Between Families Newsletter

Self-care: Do it for yourself, your family, and your kids

If resource parents had a motto, it might be “children first.” Or perhaps “children and their families first.” Either would be fitting. Foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers do what they do because they want to see children and their families heal and thrive.

June 2018 – Between Families Newsletter

Self-care: Do it for yourself, your family, and your kids

If resource parents had a motto, it might be “children first.” Or perhaps “children and their families first.” Either would be fitting. Foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers do what they do because they want to see children and their families heal and thrive.