Moon Sand and Foster Care

To you, this might just look like a mess. To me, it tells a story of some of the many things foster care is. All the white powdery stuff is…

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Who are foster kids?

I don’t like to use the term “foster kid.” I try to say “kids in foster care” as much as I can. These children have many labels put on them…

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Foster Parents are Superheroes

Foster parents are superheroes. They are more like Batman or Ironman and less like Superman or Spiderman. Foster parents don’t have superpowers – They don’t have anything that makes them…

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Being a Foster Parent is Frustrating and So Much More

Google tells me that frustrating means causing someone to feel upset or annoyed, typically as a result of being unable to change or achieve something. Sounds like foster care! From…

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What is Respite Care?

Respite foster care is defined as temporary planned alternative childcare that lasts longer than 72 hours but less than two weeks. A family who does respite foster care is willing…

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Coffee shop owner’s cup runneth over

Michael Bacaro opened a coffee bar and bake shop in downtown Simpsonville, SC for the same reason he chooses to be a foster parent: He saw a need for it….

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