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🌸Healing My Inner Child...🌸

By ELISABETH COREY

Dear Inner Child,

You’ve been through so much and I am not sure how you coped. Your strength inspires me with every memory I recover. 771 more words

The road of Angels...

The other day Miss T looked at me and went: “You are no longer young. You are a mommy now.” “Yeah, you guys’ mommy, huh.” “Yeah.” Very pleased with herself. 442 more words

Foster and Kinship Carers

A brief article about vicarious trauma (aka secondary traumatisation or compassion fatigue) on the Secure Start site: Foster and Kinship Carers.

Parenting

What are you scared of? His answer?

There is always a reason to not do something. And not just an excuse, but a legitimate reason.

For example, I am putting off potty training because it might actually kill me. 475 more words

Insights

On the Brink

All of a sudden it seems like all kinds of Hell has broken loose in our home. It is laughable if it weren’t so stressful. 579 more words

This Is ME

Understanding Soiling and Wetting - The Foster Carer's Perspective

This guest post was written by Simply Fostering, a free support service for foster carers. 

Caring for fostered children can be challenging when dealing with many of the behavioural issues presented by children who have been neglected and possibly abused. 546 more words

Wetting