Fostering isn't always about taking in a child in care, sometimes you may be looking at fostering a relative, a common situation is fostering grandchildren.
A few weeks ago I wrote about how difficult it can be for birth children to deal with the impact of becoming part of a fostering family. It can be very difficult for children to learn to share their homes and families with foster children, especially during the early stages of a placement when […]
The decision to become a foster carer is a very significant one, but it’s one that adults often make without considering the impact it will have on the lives of the children within their family. Fostering is a 24-7 job and will not only affect you as the foster carer but also your own […]