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WRAP Around a Foster Family

For over 20 years we have served as foster parents and for the most part, we carried the load ourselves, by ourselves. And while we were content with that, we had no idea the support and encouragement a WRAP team…

What is Kinship Care?

Imagine getting a call that your relative is being or has been placed in the child welfare system because of reported neglect and abuse by the hands of someone you have held close to your heart. Now imagine being thrown…

Trauma Tips for teachers and parents

Can you believe it? It’s back-to-school season, already! Every summer just seems to go by faster and faster. Back to school means excitement towards new things, new teachers, sometimes new buildings, and other countless amounts of change. With this being…

Foster Friendly Movies

It’s such a hot time of year and many families are looking for ways to escape the heat. Staying indoors and enjoying a family movie night is one way to stay cool. Watching movies that feature foster and adoption story…

May is “Foster Friendly Month”

I have worked in the foster care world for 10 years. Since I have been in the foster care world, I would always get asked, “What is May about?” and my answer was always, “May is National Foster Care Month…

The question everyone is asking

What’s up in the foster care space Post Pandemic? What’s up in the foster care space post-pandemic? It’s the question we get asked the most these days. What type of impact did the last year have on the kids in…