The Power of Connection: Why Foster Parents Need Like-Minded Support

Foster parenting is a unique and rewarding journey that comes with its own set of challenges and triumphs. It’s a path filled with love, growth, and the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of vulnerable children and their families. While every foster parent’s experience is different, one thing remains constant – the […]



What to Tell Your Kids Before Your First Foster Child Arrives

the kids

Does the Bible Talk About Fostering?


Why Your Marriage Matters In Fostering

the parents

How Can I Foster "Well?"

tips + tricks

Becoming a foster parent is a remarkable journey that involves providing love, care, and support to vulnerable children. As a foster parent, your role is crucial in shaping the lives of these children and helping them overcome the challenges they face. One of the key factors that can enhance your ability to be an effective […]

The Power of Education and Training: Why Foster Parents Should Make Time for Learning

The Parents

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If you’re reading this post, you likely already know that he journey of foster care is not without its challenges. One such hurdle that can be particularly stressful for foster parents is navigating the court system. Court proceedings can be overwhelming, emotionally draining, and filled with uncertainty. In this post, I’ll share some reasons why […]

Navigating the Stress of Court as a Foster Parent: How to Cope and Advocate

Tips + Tricks

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Mindfulness for foster parents

Foster parenting is an incredible and rewarding journey, filled with challenges and joys. Caring for children who have experienced trauma requires immense compassion, patience, and resilience. In the midst of this demanding role, fostering a mindfulness practice can have a profound impact on both foster parents’ well-being and the children in their care. Mindfulness offers […]

The Transformative Power of Mindfulness for Foster Parents


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foster care mistakes

  In foster care, we don’t know what we don’t know…but when we know better, we can do better. Today I’m sharing four things I wish I would have done differently from the get-go, but now I will preach these all day, errrry day to the foster mamas I serve! Let me know which one […]

Avoid These Foster Care Mistakes

Tips + Tricks

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about foster care

  I’m here to tell you the truth, and nothing but the truth, foster mama (or prospective foster mama).  I firmly believe that when we talk abut ALL of foster care (the good, the bad, and yes, even the ugly), we are better preparing prospective foster parents for the path ahead.  As you read through […]

4 Hard Truths About Foster Care

Foster Care

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Most foster parents think of fostering no differently than everyday life once they settle into a routine.   But nothing about foster care is “normal,” no matter how long you’ve been a foster parent.   In fact, a lot of the “day to day” of foster care keeps us in a state of hypervigilance and […]

Stop Ignoring Foster Mama Trauma

Coping Skills

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I’m so excited to be sharing today’s post with you because I know it is going to benefit you so much.  Meditation is one of those things I never ever thought I would do, let alone be a proponent of, and yet…here we are.  I’m writing a post all about meditation, and the five best meditation apps […]

The Ultimate Guide to Meditation for Moms

The Parents

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mindfulness practices kids

  It probably comes as no surprise to most people that, as a therapist, I’m a huge fan of mindfulness.  What may come as a surprise, however, is that I’m even more of a fan of mindfulness as a mom. And while I could go on and on about the beneficial ways mindfulness practices help us adults […]

5 Best Mindfulness Practices to Teach Your Kids

The Kids

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  Reminders for foster mamas who share online Not all of us foster mamas share our story online – many prefer to keep their story as private as possible, and for good reason.  But for those foster mamas like myself, who decide for one reason or another to share parts of their foster care journey […]

Reminders for Foster Mamas Who Share Online

The Parents

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