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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

This is how you prepare to be a foster parent. There's a lot of stuff.

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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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Popular posts

5 Must-Read Books about Foster Care

Whether you’re thinking of becoming a foster parent or you’re already a few years into your journey, these books are an incredibly helpful resource. From discipline strategies to adoption...

The Importance and Basics of House Rules

The day (or night) you get a call for a placement waiting for you will be full of excitement, anxiety, and fear- but don’t worry you’ll probably have at...