Today I was having a chat with someone I don’t really know well and the subject of fostering came up.
When I made a decision to become a foster carer, I wasn’t really thinking about hope. I believed that I
If you are already a foster or relative/kin carer, have you explored Guardianship?
This morning I woke up and was a bit unsure of how I was feeling. I have had a couple
For most of us, festive season (in any religion and culture) is a time of coming together and joy. Here
I have been writing this blog from a space of intention. My intention has been to spread messages of a
This is such a big subject to unpack in a post but hopefully I can do it justice in a
The field of evidence based or emerging evidence approaches to support children and young people to heal from trauma is
Build a village of support for you, your family and the child/ren you care for. Understand what therapeutic support has
I have had plenty of these! Like any parent/carer, these days do not discriminate just because I didn’t have the
As I have mentioned in earlier posts, the foster care sector (government and non-government) has traditionally recruited carers with a
There is no way to avoid the reality that children who enter care (foster, relative/kin care) are highly likely to
First things first. Children have the right to know and be connected to their family even if they are unable
If you are already a carer, I do hope you are with an agency that you have a genuine partnership
This post is about adoption as well but it is a very different conversation. Yes, Aboriginal children have been adopted