Common Challenges of Foster Parents

Common Challenges of Foster Parents

Being a foster parent may seem similar to raising biological kids. Children under foster care require discipline, love, structure, and guidance like every child. Kids under foster care also have friends and after-school activities. Raising kids in foster care can pose...
Forging A Bond With Your Newly Adopted Child

Forging A Bond With Your Newly Adopted Child

You’ve finally done it. You’ve overcome every obstacle along the way on your path to adopting a child and now you’re welcoming them into your home with open arms. While you may have gotten this far, the journey is only just beginning. As a parent, it can...
Getting Approved to Foster or Adopt

Getting Approved to Foster or Adopt

To become a foster or adoptive parent, a person must fill out an application form. The form asks questions about their character, life skills, and experience. It also asks them to list any relevant education and references. However, there are other steps involved...
Challenges and Strategies of Foster Care

Challenges and Strategies of Foster Care

Childhood is supposed to be an enjoyable period of life, but unfortunately for some children, it can be filled with pain and suffering. One of the most difficult predicaments these children face is being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by their...
Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

As a grandparent, you might not have expected to be raising kids at this stage in life. While people take care of their grandchildren for many different reasons, you’ll find that the hard work is worth it. Caring for your grandkids helps you to develop a special bond,...