TFI Accepts Ark City Proclamation Declaring May Foster Care Month

Proclamation highlights need for more foster parents Wichita, Kansas (May 5, 2021) – There are approximately 6,500 children in foster care inKansas. Through no fault of their own, children are placed daily in out of home care. May is National Foster Care Month and is a great time to highlight the need for more foster … Read moreTFI Accepts Ark City Proclamation Declaring May Foster Care Month

How to Cultivate a Strong and Healthy Marriage While Raising Foster Kids

Cultivating a strong and healthy marriage requires plenty of hard work and sacrifice. When you throw in the challenges of bringing up a foster, kin, or adopted child, even the strongest and healthiest marriages and life partnerships can experience immense trials. Below are three tips for nurturing your marriage or partnership while parenting foster, kin, … Read moreHow to Cultivate a Strong and Healthy Marriage While Raising Foster Kids

Helping Your Children Welcome a New Foster Sibling

Welcoming a new foster sibling into a home changes the dynamics in any household; especially for any children already living there. Difficult behaviors should be expected to a certain degree from both your foster child and from your biological child or children, depending on their ages. It’s not an “if,” but a “when” and a “how” … Read moreHelping Your Children Welcome a New Foster Sibling

5 Self-Care Tips for Adoptive, Foster, and Kinship Parents

Fostering and adopting children can be extremely rewarding, but it also comes with its own unique set of challenges. The longer you’re at it, the more likely you will experience burnout. That’s why self-care is vital for parents of all kinds, but even more so for adoptive and foster counterparts. Fortunately, you can do things … Read more5 Self-Care Tips for Adoptive, Foster, and Kinship Parents