How to become a foster parent in 7 easy steps.

The process of becoming a foster parent can be scary and full of unknowns, but we’re here to help. Here are the steps to become a foster parent:   Step…

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Foster Care is Brave

“Want to know the truth about bravery? When we think about bravery and courage, we often imagine those moments from movies. A hero is up against impossible odds. It’s difficult…

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6 Common Myths about Foster Care

Many you have heard about foster care, or know somebody who has been involved in foster care. Maybe you know foster parents or know kids who have been in foster…

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3 Things foster care is and is not

Foster care is a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Depending on your experience or history with foster care, you might think some different things are…

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Support to Succeed

  Recently we hosted our second annual Support to Succeed foster care conference. Over 100 adults and almost as many children came together at First Baptist Church in Simpsonville to…

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Dèyè mòn, gen mòn

I’ve been fortunate to go to Haiti twice. My first trip to Haiti was with a medical team a few months after the devastating earthquake in 2010. I was an…

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What do children in foster care really need?

  In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow wrote that humans all have certain needs, and those can be arranged in order of importance. He said that we must have our basic…

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Foster Care and EMS

  Fun fact: My first career was in EMS. I worked as an EMT and Paramedic for 5 years in New York and Michigan before moving to South Carolina to…

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Reckless Love

This song has been stuck in my head for the past month. Somewhere around the 25th time I listened to the song on Spotify, I had a realization – foster…

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