Welcome to Fostering Forever!

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We are foster parents living in Virginia and we want to help connect other foster parents to resources, information, and stories.

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Preparation

How to Become a Foster Parent

Just starting your journey? We've got you covered.

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Emotions

Inspirational Quotes for Foster Parents

Sometimes we need a little reminder about why we became foster families, and these inspirational quotes from foster parents, former foster youth, counselors, writers, and therapists can give you the inspiration you’re looking for. Feel free to share! Foster Care…

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Care Strategies

How to Handle Lying

Lying is a tough behavior to deal with as a caretaker and can make difficult situations worse. When we get lied to we can take it personally and use it as an excuse to make the issue bigger and deal…

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Self Care

When it’s Time to Say Goodbye

We recently said goodbye to two kiddos that lived in our home for nearly a year. While we were thrilled they were able to go with a family member, the transition was quick and somewhat unexpected. Nearly overnight, we went…

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Having healthy snacks on hand can be essential, especially if you have children who have ever experienced food insecurity. By making a few options available, you can remind your...

You've Been Approved! Now What?

You made it! After months of training, hours of home studies, and dozens of pages of paperwork, you just found out you’ve been approved as foster parents! Now what?...