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Is there anyone out there that has done either foster care or kinship care?  I have to say, I used to think that foster care was a great thing for when there are parents who can not/will not properly care for their kids.  1,145 more words

This Is Attachment.

197 days.

That is how many days you have blessed this earth with your presence.

131 days.

That is how many days you have blessed my life with your smile. 292 more words


Feds won't pursue deportation of former child refugee Abdoul Abdi: minister

The lawyer for former Somali child refugee Abdoul Abdi says his client was relieved – and in disbelief – after Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced in a tweet that Ottawa would not pursue his deportation. 554 more words


When Mom Fails

An unexpected side effect to foster care — as the foster parent, you’re usually the bad guy. The caseworkers do what they can to help the birth parents get their lives in order, often without even much communication with the foster family. 458 more words

Foster Care

Dearest S- a year in the making...

Tomorrow makes 1 year since S has been with us. Today, I wrote this letter to him…

Dearest S,

It has been one year since fate has brought you to our home. 668 more words

Foster Care

Survival Care...

I was sent this photo recently from our department as it had been shared by another carer.

And it is so very true!

Just reading it I felt so much better about the days where I just let the boys spend their time on the tv and the ipad. 88 more words

Colorado Legislation Aims To Bolster Failing Foster System

DENVER (AP) — Sweeping legislative reforms to Colorado’s troubled foster care program take effect in August with the goal of revamping a system where kids graduate from high school at lower rates than homeless children. 445 more words