Foster Care is Uncomfortable, and That’s OK

    Foster care is often uncomfortable. Kids are uncomfortable when they first meet us because they are unsure who we are and where they are. We hear a lot…

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Fruits of the Spirit in Foster Care

As I’ve been thinking about how to share the message of foster care, I started to think about classic passages and stories from the Bible. It’s pretty easy to see…

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Pump it Up

Recently our foster care team had the opportunity to enjoy a fun evening with some of our foster families at Pump It Up in Greenville. We do these foster family…

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5 ways teachers can help students in foster care

One of the reasons that children in foster care can struggle is because they feel different and alone. They are living in a different home with a different family, a…

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Foster Care is Love

Foster care can be a scary idea for people and families who are considering becoming foster parents. But it’s even scarier for the kids who make up the foster care…

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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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