5 Therapeutic Games For Foster Kids

Usually, when you raise a child from birth, they learn things such as manners and social skills simply by being with you and living their everyday lives. However, when a foster child comes to you, that child has often seen and experienced scary and negative things. Their life lessons have often been about survival, rather … Read more5 Therapeutic Games For Foster Kids

5 Tips to Make a Child Feel Welcome in a Foster Home

When you’re a foster parent, you need to create a loving, supportive atmosphere in your home. When kids come to a foster home, they have to go through a lot of adjustments. They’ll probably have to move schools, make new friends, adjust to the workload and get used to having you and your spouse as … Read more5 Tips to Make a Child Feel Welcome in a Foster Home

How You Can Boost Your Child’s Self-Worth

Foster children sometimes come from broken homes and tough circumstances. Thus, as a foster parent, it is vital to build your foster child’s self-worth. That way s/he can recover from those experiences to thrive in life. One thing you shouldn’t do is belittle him verbally. In fact, this will make him shut down and it … Read moreHow You Can Boost Your Child’s Self-Worth

Tips for Getting Your Foster Child to Sleep in Their Own Bed at Night

Transition your foster child into their own bed at night can be a difficult task. This is made even more difficult if your child is used to sleeping in a bedroom with someone else. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do to help encourage your toddler not only to fall asleep in their … Read moreTips for Getting Your Foster Child to Sleep in Their Own Bed at Night

How Can You Encourage Your Foster Child to Grow Into a Rounded Adult?

As a foster parent, you may have a number of questions about parenting. Foster care is different, of course, from raising a biological child: raising a child into a rounded adult. However, many of the principles remain the same. If you are caring yet firm and you feel like you are doing your best as … Read moreHow Can You Encourage Your Foster Child to Grow Into a Rounded Adult?

5 Time Management Tips for Foster Care Parents  

Becoming a foster care parent can be a very enriching experience, but you may need some help in dealing with your new daily schedule. Use these 5 time management tips to help you meet the demands of a bigger family. Set Priorities Figure out your most urgent and important tasks, and build your schedule around … Read more5 Time Management Tips for Foster Care Parents  

Preparing a Bedroom for Your New Foster Child

One of the anxieties new foster parents face when introducing a child into their home is providing them with a room where they truly feel comfortable. Your foster child’s new bedroom should be a peaceful haven where they can relax and feel safe. Foster kids will experience their own misgivings after being placed in an … Read morePreparing a Bedroom for Your New Foster Child

Before Becoming a Foster Parent, Ask Yourself These Questions

Foster parenting is a rewarding yet challenging responsibility. You’re not only providing for the kids’ physical needs but also their emotional and spiritual needs. It is not an endeavor that you want to take on without knowing whether you have the maturity and dedication for it. You will experience many victories as a foster parent … Read moreBefore Becoming a Foster Parent, Ask Yourself These Questions