Foster Friday Live

November 11, 2019

How Does the Foster Care Placement Process Work?

Every foster parent remembers their first placement call. The anxiety. The excitement. Today on #FosterFridayLive, Martha, a Placement Coordinator for SC DSS Upstate Foster Family and Licensing […]
November 4, 2019
Jolli

A Lot of Holes Left Empty: Being a Teen in Foster Care

Jolli entered foster care as a teen and her whole life changed. She was separated from the only world that she had ever known. She felt […]
October 28, 2019
Navigating Healthcare for Kids in Foster Care

Struggling to Navigate Healthcare: Advice for Foster Parents

Children often come into foster care with some type of health issue or concern that has been previously untreated. We know that trauma and adversity impact […]
October 20, 2019
Matt Alley, NewSpring Church

How Can Churches Support Foster Care?

Care2Foster believes that any family that has a loving home would make an excellent foster family regardless of religious affiliation. However, many places of worship see […]
October 13, 2019
Corrie Foster Parent Self Care

The Single Most Important Skill a Foster Parent Can Hone If They’re in It for the Long Haul

You can’t pour from an empty cup ☕️. Self-care for foster parents is an important tool in the hard work of fostering kids from hard places. […]
October 6, 2019
Adoption Doubts: Foster Care

The 7 Adoption Doubts I Felt Too Guilty to Voice Until I Realized I Wasn’t Alone

Today on #FosterFridayLive we are getting REAL about adopting from foster care with mama to many, Christina. She is going to share her personal story about […]
September 29, 2019
SC Read

Relationships are Key in Advocating for Your Child’s Academic Success

As foster parents try to serve and support the children in their care, finding the right resources and services for them to thrive academically can be […]
September 23, 2019
Respite Care

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Respite Care

Have you ever heard that foster care “takes a village?” It truly does! We are all in this crazy journey together, my friends. We all occasionally […]
September 15, 2019
Early Intervention

Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Early brain and childhood development 👶 are crucial. For many children entering foster care, development has been delayed due to emotional stress and trauma 🚨. For […]