If you have parented a child or children in your home through foster care, we'd love to read any and all advice you may have for those considering becoming foster parents.
What do you wish you knew before you became a foster parent? Take some time and share a few of the experiences you've had serving children in foster care.
I didn't tell family until I already had my first placement- over the years they have fully accepted my children and truly love them like they were their grandchildren even if I only have them in my …More
I am a single foster parent so it was only me (not we). It is only me and my teen daughter in the home, so we talked at length about it and I would not have done it if she felt uncomfortable or was a…More
Let them know that we would be caring for other children and as a whole they were very supportive.In the course of this time we did adopt five of our children and it's been great. We have had our iss…More
Our family was very understanding from the very first day. They have always accepted the foster children as part of the family. They often ask how we can continue to do this after a hard placement or…More
When the girls arrived, I brought them to my parent's house and called all the family members to come in and meet them. My family and friends knew I was waiting for a pre-adoptive placement having no…More