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Reader Submissions: What Advice Would You Offer to Those Considering Foster Care

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Calling all experienced foster parents - what advice would you offer to those considering foster care?

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.

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What motivated you to become a foster parent? What helped you make this decision? A special circumstance or life event?
Write how you told your friends and family about your decision to become foster parents. What were their reactions?

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Would you still choose to become a foster parent? What would you change? What have you learned from fostering?

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