First Thing to do When a Child is Placed in Your Home

The first moments when you meet a new child are critical. The first impression that the child has of you and your home can set the tone for the relationship…

Read More

Job Posting: Thornwell Foster Parent

A foster parent has temporary custody of a child who has been removed from their biological family due to abuse, neglect, or another issue which makes their living situation unsafe…

Read More

Foster Care 101

There can be a lot of misconceptions about foster care, which can come from a lot of different places. We want to do our best to educate you about what…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Top