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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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How to Become a Foster Parent

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

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How to Stay Cool When Emotions Run Hot

Navigating the challenges of raising a child coupled with the unique circumstances of being a foster parent comes with a rollercoaster of emotions.  As well-intentioned caregivers, we may start our interactions in a calm and receptive way, but what happens…

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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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