This free printable Homestudy checklist for adoption and foster care will make gathering documentation easier.

Home Study Checklist for Adoption and Foster Care

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Foster care can provide free or almost free adoption. Here's 5 reasons to consider foster care.

5 Reasons to Consider Foster Care

Surprising stats - 1 in 184 children in the US are in the foster care system. of foster youth experience homelessness within the first four years of leaving the system.

There are no guarantees in foster care, except one - God is sovereign. Foster care is a beautiful expression of the Gospel. It demands a selfless, costly and potentially painful love, for the sake of a child gaining much as you willingly give all.

The Sovereignty of God in Foster Care

The Sovereignty of God in Foster Care//Reflections of a foster father "Foster care is a beautiful expression of the Gospel. It demands a selfless, costly and potentially painful love, for the sake of a child gaining much as you willingly give all.

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

Preparing A Bedroom for Foster Care (Part 1)

Brandon and I have done more work since my last post, preparing a bedroom for foster care, and I wanted to share it with you! We are so excited – only 9 days until our home study will be fini…

Try these 13 Phrases to Calm Your Anxious Child | Lemon Lime Adventures raising children, kids, #kids parenting

13 Powerful Phrases Proven to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down

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…

Working Parents and Foster Care - Can I Be a Foster Parent and Still Work Outside the Home? #fostermom #fostercare #WOHM #workingmom

People often email and ask for tips on how I made being a working foster mom possible. Like so many things with foster care, the resources available to working foster parents vary a ton from state to state and agency to agency. We found our agency to be e

Part 4 of 6 in a series about the emotions that a foster parent experiences. What do you think is the Hardest emotion?

Emotions of a Foster Parent - The Hardest (Part 4 of 6

Part 4 of 6 in a series about the emotions that a foster parent experiences. What do you think is the Hardest emotion? Become a foster parent today! Call in Northern Kentucky~

Foster Care Record Keeping with Printable Worksheets

Foster Care Record Keeping Printable Worksheets

A list of questions to ask caseworkers when considering a potential foster care placement. #fostercare #adoption

My friend Diedra recently asked me what questions I would suggest asking a caseworker when considering a potential foster care placement. Years ago I actually came up with a list which I hand wrote…

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Foster care is not easy...It is an emotional roller-coaster and you feel like your hear is always in turmoil...BUT it is all worth it to show a child love and acceptance..even if only for a little while.

My parents began fostering children when my sister and I hit our late teens and it has profoundly affected my perspective on life and how children learn and should be protected.

Wishlist Foster Care

Wishlist Foster CareTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

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