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5 Ways Foster Families Can Cheer On Parents

Jun 21, 2016

5 Ways Foster Families Can Cheer On Parents by Sarah A., Foster Parent  The purpose of foster care is to provide a caring environment for children until their parents are equipped to safely and lovingly care for them once more. While some foster parents may long to adopt from foster care one day, …

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Can I foster a child?

Jun 14, 2016

The foster care statistics are staggering. The need for foster families is urgent and very real. But if you’re still not sure if you’re ready to become a foster parent, check out our podcast featuring things to consider about becoming a foster family, statistics of children in foster care, and ways you can help even if you aren’t ready to foster a child.

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Why Do Kids "Bounce" in Foster Care?

A bouncing ball representing kids bouncing around in foster care

Jun 07, 2016

by Sara Blomeling DeRoo, Program Manager and Trauma Specialist with Operation Forever Family I recently had a conversation with a coworker about the terminology we use around foster youth moving from one foster home to another placement. We puzzled about the verb most often used to describe these …

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