Guest Post

August 7, 2019

A Letter to Foster Parents from a Bio Mom After Reunification

I am a (bio) mom. I lost my kid to the foster care system. It was heartbreaking and terrible. Here’s what I want all foster parents […]
July 16, 2019
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Feeling Inadequate as a Foster Parent, Until I Realize I’m Not

Yesterday was a rough day of fostering. The baby wouldn’t sleep in her crib, staying asleep in my arms but suddenly awake when laid in her […]
June 26, 2019
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The True Unsung Heroes: Impact of Fostering on Bio Kids

Author’s note: This article is based upon a speech I gave at Fostering Hope Columbia hosted by Care2Foster. About a month ago, a foster mom friend […]
June 19, 2019

5 Questions I Had About Foster Parenting Before Starting – You Probably Have Them Too!

I’m Whitney and I wanted to share my story with you! My husband and I have always wanted to be foster parents, but we imagined it […]
June 17, 2019
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A Single Foster Mom Making an Impact

Terri was our guest on Foster Friday Live talking about the reasons she decided to become a foster parent, as a single mom to a teenage […]
October 22, 2018

Present over Perfect

By guest blogger Jonathon Sampson There’s this nasty idea going around that foster parents are special, amazing, incredible people who’ve got it all figured out and […]
September 7, 2018

The Beach Day I Won’t Forget

By Andrea Schroder It was Friday, which meant beach day for our family. It’s one of our favorite times of the week to unwind, soak up […]
July 17, 2018

In the Trenches –What Fostering Taught Me I Didn’t Know

For many years I didn’t think foster care was a viable option for me. I was stuck in the same place as many, many people I […]
April 18, 2017
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We Fostered One For A Year

At 23 years old and with a couple years of marriage under our belt, we decided to become foster parents. The first child placed with us […]