Setting up a Bedroom for a Child in Foster Care

When a person decides to become a foster parent, they often wonder the best way of setting up a bedroom for foster care. Waiting for the call is tough, and shopping and painting and all the decorat…

Risks of Foster Care - I can't let this continue! Every child I touch, that child's future can be brighter.

There are far more foster kids than foster parents. I bet more parents would greatly decrease these risks. Foster Care - sad statistics for these kids.

Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care « Library User Group

Books for Children in Foster Care

Young, Single, And Adopting: What to do the FIRST night! - hate the idea of checking for bugs/lice but it's a good idea and there are good & tactful ways to do this step discussed in the article. Make sure kids know they're safe. Show them you locking doors/windows etc. Ask about a light at night. I like to call them "mini lamps". Makes kids feel less childish and self conscious about using them.

What to do the first night of foster placement. Foster families, foster care, foster children, homes

I think something like this would be perfect for our future Foster kids room

I think something like this would be perfect for our future Foster kids room Become a foster parent with Benchmark Family Services today!

IROCKSOWHAT: Family Rules Printable ... looks a lot like our current rules. I like the arguing part!

Common Parenting Rules that Should be Broken IROCKSOWHAT: Family Rules Printable . looks a lot like our current rules. I like the arguing part!

10 things you can do when a foster child leaves your home {besides cry} #fostercare

10 Things to Do When a Foster Child Is Returning Home

10 things you can do when a foster child leaves your home {besides cry} - i REALLY want to foster kids someday. perhaps when the boys are older and in college

Welcome Boxes for kids entering foster care. We are going to do this project. Check with your local Children Services Division to see if there is a similar project you can do like this in your local area. Waiting in an office for a case worker to place a child in a foster home has to be extremely difficult.

Giving Opportunity: Welcome Boxes for kids entering foster care

Welcome Boxes for kids entering foster care. Check with your local Children Services Division to see if there is a similar project you can do like this in your local area.

Foster Kid Welcome Box - Double cool for us as each kid has a photo box as their "special" box.

Foster Kid Welcome Box - Double cool for us as each kid has a photo box as their special box.

As parents it can be difficult to know how to respond to your child's anger and aggression, here are some tips to gently handle aggression. Help your kids learn to calm down, manage anger and provide effective communication skills, while minimizing overstimulation.

How to Gently Handle Aggression in Young Children

As parents it can be difficult to know how to respond to your child's anger and aggression, here are some tips to gently handle aggression.

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