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Foster Care

Many people consider foster care for a few years before deciding to take the plunge. We encourage prospective foster parents to think through the life changing decision - and our commitment to the training model helps ensure you're prepared.

June is National Reunification Month - which can be a beautiful time celebrating children who get to return to their parents.

Foster Care Month is recognized across the country this month. Foster parents play a huge role in the system, but there are ways for everyone to get involved to support the children and families.

Many people want to know more about the children who are in need of foster homes. Learn more here!

Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.

Other Foster Care Blogs

On this week’s episode of The Honestly Adoption Podcast, we’re kicking off a brand new season entitled “I Have A Question.” We asked you to send us your biggest questions and we received a ton of great feedback. Today Mike and Kristin begin with “How Do I Help My Child Who Doesn’t Have Services?” Communicate, […]

Your job as a parent is to make sure your children receive the best possible services. Whether this is within your school system, your pediatricians office, or your family therapist’s office. You do this because you care. But what do you do when you feel like you can’t adequately communicate the needs of your child? […]

It’s not always the case, but often, men can be the toughest nut to crack when it comes to the adoption journey. I know from personal experience. There are a few reasons why this happens, and some key steps you can take to eventually arrive at the same place with him on this journey. Back in […]

Another summer is coming to a close and again I’m wondering if I did it wrong. This seems to be the way I spend the last weeks of every summer— feeling guilty, feeling frazzled, imagining all the things I could … Continue reading

My Sweet Kids, I know there have been times you have felt poor. There are vacations we can’t go on, the hand-me-down wardrobes, the times we didn’t send you to a friend’s birthday party because we couldn’t afford to buy … Continue reading

For years, foster care has been misunderstood, unfairly judged, criticized through local media and television shows, and the subject of harsh headlines. It’s time to set the record straight… We spent 9 years in the foster care system, as a care-givers to more than 23 children. Six of those children never left our care and […]