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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.
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
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 & 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…
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...
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 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
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.
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…