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Parenting, Momming, Adopting, & Fostering
Your commitment to foster parenting can transform a child's life and shape their future meaningfully.
Play is universal among children from all cultures is well-documented, with archaeologists discovering toys from as early as the dawn of human civilization. Despite the variations in style and type, play remains an integral and automatic part of childhood development across the globe.
Children learn from their parent's actions, so white parents need to examine their behavior and consider how it may reproduce racial stereotypes and forms of inequality. Black parents have the same responsibility when the ethnic makeup is reversed.
May is National Foster Family Appreciation Month, and it's the perfect time to honor and appreciate the thousands of foster families who open their hearts and homes to children in need.
Remember, this day is about celebrating all types of mothers, and sometimes that includes biological mothers who may not be present in their child's life at the moment.
As a foster family, you have the opportunity to honor birth mothers on Mother's Day and show your foster child that their birth mother is not forgotten or unimportant. Here are some ways to honor birth mothers on Mother's Day:
As a foster parent, you can make Mother's Day special and meaningful for the children in your care. Here are some ideas and tips to help you celebrate Mother's Day with your foster children:
Mother's Day can be challenging for children in foster care, especially those who have experienced trauma and separation from their biological mothers.
As we approach June 19th, a day of immense historical significance known as Juneteenth, it's important for families of all types, including foster families, to engage in thoughtful ways of celebrating this day.
Vacationing with foster children can be an exciting and rewarding experience for the children and the caregivers. It is a chance to create lasting memories…
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Adoption records are almost always kept private and confidential once the adoption is finalized. However, to safeguard the privacy of all parties, many States have established procedures that allow those involved in an adoption to receive non-identifying and identifying information from the record while maintaining its confidentiality.
There are many different types of adoption, including open, semi-open, and closed.
Establishing a strong bond with your children is an essential part of parenting. It helps your kids feel secure, protected and understood and created an unshakeable trust between you.
Every year in November, we celebrate National Adoption Month. This special month is when we spread awareness about adoption and the hundreds of thousands of children…
Trauma to the displaced foster child siblings, and the foster family is costly.
As a foster parent, you should keep certain documents for your records. These should include a monthly journal, incident reports, respite requests, mileage and transportation, reimbursement requests, and any law enforcement interaction. The documents you may be required to keep may vary based on your agency requirements.
Foster parenting is an incredible commitment, but it can also be an incredible reward, as it allows you to help children who have been abused or neglected. It is a great way to make a difference in the world, even if it is only in your corner of the world.
If you're considering adopting a child from foster care, you might wonder what it entails. In this article, you'll learn the basics of the process,…
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Explain to your foster child about the holiday's traditions, as well as the traditions of the extended family.
There are a few steps that you should take to become certified as a foster parent. These steps include the Home study process and getting certification.
Among the causes of foster parent burnout is lack of preparation, stress, and age. However, it can be prevented, particularly if you have other commitments. The key is to be aware of the symptoms of burnout and how to address them.
Keep a close eye on your high schoolers' academic, athletic and social calendars.
Most middle schools have orientation a couple of days before school starts to pick up class schedules and meet their teachers. Attending the orientation will go a long way in easing any anxiety in your middle schooler.
Prepare your child, regardless of whether they are in Kindergarten or a senior in high school; it's time to make moving from summer fun to school days easier.
This kit is very useful for those who love to spend their leisure time making some decorative and fun items. The time spent could also be the first step in easing fears and beginning the healing process.
Keeping the kids quiet can be difficult when you start working on the phone from home.