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My Journey to Become a Foster Parent: Training Session Eight (Planning for Change)

This week we talked about “Planning for Change.” We focused on ways to provide a healing, nurturing home environment as well as questions to ask before accepting a placement and the process a placement comes into your home. 1,001 more words

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Thank You for Loving my Baby

Today I am taking a break from posting my memoir at Born in My Heart to participate in Erin Bohn’s Adoption Talk linkup. If you have something to contribute or would like to read other great adoption posts, … 353 more words

Musings And Personal

Becoming a Foster Parent - My Journey Timeline so far...

I wanted to provide a little summary of the steps I have completed to date in my journey to becoming a foster parent.

I have one last session left of my PRIDE training that is a pot luck dinner and Panel Night to meet Foster/Adoptive Parents and Children who have gone through the Foster system. 128 more words

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My Journey to Become a Foster Parent: Session Six (Continuing Family Relationships)

I have now completed seven sessions. Sessions six and seven where done backwards just due to the flow of the course, so this is labelled as Session Six. 324 more words

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Foster to adopt - two small but significant issues

As Foster to Adopt placements  (where a child is placed with foster carers who are also approved as adopters and might go on to adopt the child if the Court decides to make a Placement Order) become more prevalent, both as a result of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the political drive to have more such placements, this particular case resolves two issues that might be significant in the future. 1,805 more words

Case Law

Moving to a New Location

I have created a second blog dedicated solely to posting my memoir. I will post a few pages of my story each day except Thursday. On Thursdays I will post here, on Written Reflections. 322 more words

Writing And Blogging

Home Study Prep List

Now that the end of my training is in sight (only 3 more sessions are left!) I am starting to think more about my In Home Assessments. 254 more words

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