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Caregiver Burnout: Signs of Caregiver Stress & How to Help Avoid Burnout | Tearing up or crying a lot. Overreacting to minor problems. These are just a few signs you may be burned out from taking care of a loved one. Check out the rest, plus tips on how to cope.

Caregiving: Tips, Advice, and Resources for Caregivers | MerckEngage®

Caregiver Burnout: Signs of Caregiver Stress & How to Help Avoid Burnout | Tearing up or crying a lot. Overreacting to minor problems. These are just a few signs you may be burned out from taking care of a loved one. Check out the rest, plus tips on how to cope.

I get so confused with all the acronyms used with foster care. Great list here!

The Alphabet Soup of Foster Care Acronyms - Foster2Forever

I get so confused with all the acronyms used with foster care. Great list here!

This is the beauty of foster care and adoption. What a privilege....                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Guest Post by Mr. Lettered Cottage

This is the beauty of foster care and adoption. What a privilege.... More

Home Inspection Part I. The foster-to-adopt process. 10 things to know. sarahkayhoffman.com

Home Inspection Part I - A Gutsy Girl®

Home Inspection Part I. The foster-to-adopt process. 10 things to know, and how to pass the home inspection part. sarahkayhoffman.com

Some of the things many of us have learned by the time we leave home, but many children aging out of #fostercare have not

Foster Focus on Twitter

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Dear Adoptive Parents: Things You Need to Know Right Now - from an Adoptee

11 Things An Adoptee Wants You To Know About Adoption

I know people in supermarkets and school registration lines always seem to have a lot of questions when they see a family that was obviously built...

attachment in adoption- the first things we need to know

attachment in adoption & foster care: the first things we need to know

This is a post I originally wrote in April 2013. Many of you are new here, so I thought I would bring back some of the basics in the following weeks. Hope you enjoy. ************* In Chris Cleave’s…

How do you prepare your biological children to foster? This is a great perspective from one who lived it!

Children Who Foster: 7 things We Wish Our Parents Knew

Preface: First let me point out that despite all of the challenges and trials created as a result of growing up in the world of fostering, I still went on to become an adult who rejoined the fight...

As a foster parent - How to help kids settle in on their first night in foster care (or first night in your home)

Cupcakes_From Data Table to Graph Interactive PowerPoint Lesson

As a foster parent - How to help kids settle in on their first night in foster care (or first night in your home)

19 Things Nobody Tells You About Becoming A Foster Parent

19 Things Nobody Tells You About Becoming A Foster Parent

Every state’s foster care system is run with different structure and rules, but one thing applies everywhere: there's actual kids underneath all those policies and paperwork.

Adoptive Parenting

Adoptive parenting brings joy to countless individuals and families across the world. Adoptive parenting, like all types of parenting, can be a source of great happiness - as well as considerable stress. Ideally, adopting a child can be the fulfilling of needs and wants - the child needs a family an

Here are a list of basic questions that foster parents can ask social workers when they get a call about a foster child being placed in their home.

9 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Foster Parent

Here are a list of basic questions that foster parents can ask social workers when they get a call about a foster child being placed in their home.

There are some things that no one talks about when you decide to become a foster parent. Read them, on Babble.

Disney Family | Recipes, Crafts and Activities

There are some things that no one talks about when you decide to become a foster parent. Read them, on Babble.

More so in foster homes. I wish more people understood this.

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How much celebration is the right amount for kids from hard places? There is not one right answer, but here are some factors to consider.

Managing Your Expectations for Big Celebrations with Kids from Hard Places - We Spill the Beans

If you have opened your home to kids from hard places (IE foster and adopted kiddos), you probably have Big Dreams for them. It is only natural. After all, kids from hard places have…