Adopting through foster care

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"You know you are a foster parent when... Your heart is bigger than your brain."

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Being a parent means feeling guilty

[...] to convince me out of it. See, we've decided not to fight for Niblet to be placed with us for foster care. There was court today and nothing happened. The judge "decided" that she should [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] to an article claiming (like a recent commenter did here) that counties are stealing kids for foster care because it brings money in. And then in the discussion that spurned, another article by a [...]

Survey Results

[...] respondents. First, almost all of the respondents were current or former foster parents, with 8 foster care professionals and 1 former foster child. 60% say that foster care slightly or significantly [...]

Will Mother's Day always be bittersweet?

[...] . I don't know if I wish for her to remember us, or for her family to tell her about her time in foster care, but even if she never knows, I know we are a part of who she is and I will always miss her [...]

I'll be a killjoy...

[...] thing happening. I'm really sad about that! And we know this is happening to lots of other foster parents in our area and around the country. Our placement worker (the one useful person at the county) [...]

Take my survey?

[...] Still, I'd like to do something. As a foster parent, I wished for a national organization for foster parents. Mutual support, referrals for local lawyers, a blog roll, ASFA information, whatever. I'd [...]

Survey Results

[...] , as I approach 100 respondents. First, almost all of the respondents were current or former foster parents, with 8 foster care professionals and 1 former foster child. 60% say that foster care [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] of being involved in the foster system in any voluntary way (meaning case workers and foster parents, rather than birth parents or children) is such a fuzzy grey area thing. I can't make heads [...]

Niblet is safe and with family

[...] 's my understanding. So yay for Niblet. At least as yay as anything is for a kid tied up in the foster system. We do feel like she's lucky. She has us, she has this social worker who was her father's [...]

Survey Results

[...] treated with respect Of the items listed as possible weaknesses or strengths within a given foster system, five were clearly rated as weaknesses and two as successes (others were ties). --- When asked [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] job but thinks "better me than someone else." The morality of being involved in the foster system in any voluntary way (meaning case workers and foster parents, rather than birth parents or [...]

Update

[...] when she gets out of the hospital tomorrow. And the homefinder director (who used to be our social worker before she got promoted to head the unit) has made it so we're back in the system and we will [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] it brings money in. And then in the discussion that spurned, another article by a social worker in the foster care system who knows the iffiness of what she does for her job but [...]

Niblet is safe and with family

[...] Yesterday at court, a couple of people surprised us by doing their jobs. The private agency social worker who was responsible for Niblet's parents' counseling last year has shown up and gotten [...]

Being a parent means feeling guilty

[...] worker and the legal guardian and the judge and the father's lawyer and the father's social worker to all do their jobs. Or at least ONE of them. And they're not. And, yet, I feel guilty. [...]

Take my survey?

[...] to spend all my energy pushing for foster care reform. Still, I'd like to do something. As a foster parent, I wished for a national organization for foster parents. Mutual support, referrals for local [...]

I'll be a killjoy...

[...] it's even *supposed* to work, much less how to get it there. UGH. I wish I could be a foster parent. I wish I could recommend it to my friends and acquaintances who show interest. I wish [...]

SNAFU is just our status quo

[...] What's been going on Chez Fostermoms, you ask? Everything and nothing. First, the Niblet situation: Niblet's not going anywhere [...]

Will Mother's Day always be bittersweet?

[...] Squeak is awesome enough!), I wanted to reach out there and let you guys that, at least at Chez FosterMoms, fostering is still taking a toll. I just hope that my little girl is enjoying life to the [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] in. And then in the discussion that spurned, another article by a social worker in the foster care system who knows the iffiness of what she does for her job but thinks "better me than someone [...]

Survey Results

[...] /Guardians Ad Litem fulfill their duties as child's advocate 6 - All case workers in the foster care system required to receive MAPP training 7 - Family Court judges required to receive MAPP training [...]

Being a parent means feeling guilty

[...] and talk to him. Ask him what he wants and, if it seems like he might be willing to surrender Niblet to us (he has some sort of beef with the other family members and has said he doesn't [...]

We don't need to borrow trouble, we have enough of our own.

[...] him with every fiber in my being. Definitely deeper than I loved Niblet or any of the other foster kids. (I can't say that I love him *more*, though. It's complicated.) Squeak, however, is sick. I [...]

Niblet is safe and with family

[...] don't seem like the most likely outcomes, though, which is nice. We are anxious to give Niblet hugs of our own, but we are happy to know she is getting all hugged up by people she knows [...]

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Being a parent means feeling guilty

[...] to convince me out of it. See, we've decided not to fight for Niblet to be placed with us for foster care. There was court today and nothing happened. The judge "decided" that she should [...]

Squeak is 4! And, how to talk to current and potential foster parents?

[...] to an article claiming (like a recent commenter did here) that counties are stealing kids for foster care because it brings money in. And then in the discussion that spurned, another article by a [...]

Survey Results

[...] respondents. First, almost all of the respondents were current or former foster parents, with 8 foster care professionals and 1 former foster child. 60% say that foster care slightly or significantly [...]

Will Mother's Day always be bittersweet?

[...] . I don't know if I wish for her to remember us, or for her family to tell her about her time in foster care, but even if she never knows, I know we are a part of who she is and I will always miss her [...]

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