May: Foster Care Awareness Month

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Thank you to all our amazing foster families, and all you have done for children in our community! We are so thankful for you! Becoming a foster parent is not an easy job; your sacrifices and love for these children do not go unnoticed. If you’re wondering what foster care is all about, we would… Read more »

Routines, Quality Time and COVID-19

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COVID-19 has completely wrecked our normal routines and schedules; kids and parents are home from school together all day, every day. Parents are helping kids with online learning and practicing their long division skills, and some children may not fully understand why all of society has shut down for the time being. Now more than… Read more »

Free Foster Parent Book

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Children in Foster Care and Disorders written by Dr. John DeGarmo at The Foster Care Institute offers a quick, easy-to-read overview of many disorders that foster children often suffer from due to trauma. Please check it out, click on this link for the book if you are curious about diagnoses that are common for children… Read more »

May Day – May 1st

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May Day is a celebration with a long and varied history, dating back millennia. Throughout the years, there have been many different events and festivities worldwide, most with the express purpose of welcoming in a change of season (spring in the Northern Hemisphere). Celebrate the day with a fun craft you can make and keep… Read more »

Lunch & Learn: Finding Meaning during this Pandemic

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Exploring grief and finding meaning are wonderfully discussed by Brené Brown & David Kessler in a podcast that is shorter than your lunch hour! Discussing the grief, we are all experiencing in light of this pandemic is something we should all recognize and work through. Brené and David have an open and thoughtful discussion about… Read more »