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.
Explain to your foster child about the holiday’s traditions, as well as the traditions of the extended family.
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.