It is estimated that over 30% of kids in foster care identify as LGBTQ+. This statistic represents many young people with unique experiences and resulting needs for care and nurture.
When your family welcomes a new foster child or a relative child for kinship care, it’s critical to recognize that this child is experiencing grief and loss. Regardless of how
It goes by many different names: co-parenting, shared parenting, partnership parenting. Whatever it’s called where you are fostering, one of your tasks is to figure out how to co-parent with
Are you raising an adopted, foster, or kinship child who was exposed to drugs or alcohol while their birth mother was pregnant? Many of us parenting kids with prenatal substance
The tax deadline for most Americans is quickly approaching. Unless you live in a state impacted by severe weather, like California, Alabama, or Georgia, your deadline to file 2022 taxes
What a year it has been! Supply chain issues, skyrocketing gas prices, and economic turmoil have left many of us feeling like the pandemic-era terms “strange and unprecedented” are taking
What is Prenatal Exposure? While a mother is pregnant, using drugs or drinking alcohol of any kind can cause malformations in a developing baby. It’s difficult to separate the effects
In the adoptive, foster, and kinship community, there’s often a wide range of what parents know about the child’s birth parents. Frequently, information about the birth mother’s prenatal care can
There are many factors that lead to grandparents raising grandchildren. There are just as many factors that make this a hard row to hoe at this stage of your life.
Children in foster care need a warm safe place to land, no matter the time of year they come into care, but the holidays can be especially painful and lonely