You’re Not Doing This Alone: Training and Resources for Foster Parents

The decision to become a foster parent is sometimes weighed down by fears of being unable to do the best job possible. Fostering a child can have its difficulties, but knowing you’re able to impact the life of a child or teenager in a positive way is worth working through hard times. As a foster … Read moreYou’re Not Doing This Alone: Training and Resources for Foster Parents

Consider Fostering a Teenager

One of the main questions to consider when fostering a child is age-range. Many stories about troubled teens and the challenges that come with hormones and mood swings, cause people to choose younger children. This leaves many preteens and teens in youth shelters or bouncing from home to home, without proper mentorship and love that … Read moreConsider Fostering a Teenager

Becoming a Foster Parent: The 5 Primary Requirements

We are so glad you are interested in becoming a foster parent! Whether you are just starting the process or have been researching the idea for a while now, we are happy to help you get started. There are so many kids who would benefit from your love, care, and devotion that are just waiting … Read moreBecoming a Foster Parent: The 5 Primary Requirements

Top Myths of Becoming a Foster Parent

There are many families willing, and able to become foster parents in Nebraska and Oklahoma; the truth is many don’t know where to start. With this being the reality, many eligible foster parents prolong getting the valuable information needed to take the first steps to foster. This allows common myths about foster parenting to remain … Read moreTop Myths of Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Agencies: Choosing the Right One

So you are interested in becoming a foster parent, but now what? Choosing foster agencies is an important step that should not be taken lightly. Your foster agency will be the people who support you through this major life change, and you want to go into that decision with care and concern. Support When deciding … Read moreFoster Agencies: Choosing the Right One

Once Upon a Time…A Story About Three Sisters

Once upon a time, there were three little girls whose mom loved them very much. It’s just too bad she loved meth more. On the days when their mom wasn’t strung out, things were very, very good and they flourished. They made it to school on time, had lunches packed for them, were greeted at … Read moreOnce Upon a Time…A Story About Three Sisters

Quick Tips for Becoming a Great Foster Parent

The word “becoming” denotes a striving towards some goal, a growth process. Concerning fostering, you may be in the beginning stages of the process (completing the initial interest paperwork) or somewhere in between (learning and growing as a foster parent). In any case, whether you are a new foster parent or have been fostering for … Read moreQuick Tips for Becoming a Great Foster Parent

The Truth About Becoming a Foster Parent

The thought of becoming a foster parent is utterly challenging for the majority. There are questions and doubts in one’s mind before deciding to undergo this life-changing journey. Whether that is the fear of not being able to complete the tasks as a great parent to this child, or the fear of what others may … Read moreThe Truth About Becoming a Foster Parent

5 Ways to Encourage Kindness in Your Foster Child

All parents want to raise happy, healthy children. This can become even more challenging when fostering a child. Many foster children come from abusive or neglectful environments. Foster parents strive to build confidence, self-esteem, and compassion in the children they care for so they can begin to heal and grow up to live productive, fulfilling … Read more5 Ways to Encourage Kindness in Your Foster Child