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.
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.