A rather long pre-amble – I have been working on this post for a while (due to my own life
Today I was having a chat with someone I don’t really know well and the subject of fostering came up.
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
It is more aptly referred to as ‘open adoption’ as the premise is that whilst a child legally joins your
Before I became a foster carer, I always imagined I would adopt a child at some point in my life.