TFI warns families about the dangers of heatstroke

(June 16, 2020 – Topeka, KS) Outside of crashes, heatstroke is the number one vehicle-related killer of children in the United States. That is why TFI is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in an attempt to reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of vehicular heatstroke and … Read moreTFI warns families about the dangers of heatstroke

TFI COVID-19 Preparedness Plan to Ensure Child Safety & Healthy Families

Amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19), TFI remains dedicated to strengthening families. As always, our top priority is the safety and health of our employees, and the children and families we serve. To continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, families and staff, TFI has put internal and external precautions and guidelines in place. TFI … Read moreTFI COVID-19 Preparedness Plan to Ensure Child Safety & Healthy Families

5 Tips for Emergency Foster Care Parents

Providing emergency foster care is a challenging but rewarding service. You need to be available at any hour to provide care for children until a long-term solution is found. If you’ve been wondering whether this kind of work is for you, here are a few things you’ll need to be able to do. Respond Without … Read more5 Tips for Emergency Foster Care Parents

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!