While children from foster care should never be treated differently than biological children, thoughtful gift choices can mean the world to a child and their parents. There are no one-size-fits-all foster family gift ideas. However, gifts that give a sense of normalcy, safety or ownership are generally more beneficial for foster families than other toys. …
The Christmas season is about giving. There’s a tug on our heartstrings when the pastor asks us to buy a gift for a child that is less fortunate or adopt a family for Christmas. Maybe the child in that family is in an out-of-home placement, and their world looks different than last year. Walking the …
Simple gestures can go a long way to help a foster family.
Foster and adoptive families need help in order to thrive. This is how you can support foster and adoptive families.
Goodbyes can be one of the hardest parts of foster care. This foster mom writes honestly about how to cope when a child in foster care leaves.
How one couple helped a sibling group caught in the foster care system.
Providing kinship care as a grandparent can be challenging. But Richard Dixson has embraced the opportunity to parent again.
This foster mom’s responses to a series of writing prompts shed light on the beauty and brokenness of foster care.
The Reel Hope Project’s goal is to present children to potential families for who they are as a person. By creating unique, two-minute video reels, The Reel Hope Project gives children for adoption from foster care a chance to say, “This is the real me.”
Trauma impacts a child deeply. Trauma informed care equips foster and adoptive parents to help their children thrive.