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Isolating Foster Care Blog

So here we are in marvelous isolation, cast away from civilisation due to Covid! I keep saying to James (name changed) that he will be sick of the sight of me but so far so good we haven’t had a

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Back to Normal Fostering Blog

We are back to normality. James (name changed) is back to school, I am back to being a house husband and domestic god and James’ Mum has made a complaint. Apparently we had stopped James seeing his Mum and he

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Losing Weight Fostering Blog

We celebrated at Paige’s house. Her parents were holding a house party on the proviso that we took a COVID test and it was negative. We took an Uber there as I thought it would be nice to have a

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Changes Fostering Blog

So we have entered the twilight zone, those days between Christmas and the New Year when nobody knows what day it is and some people are back to work and some aren’t. The shops are open but they are also

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Foster Boys Blog

James (name changed) really enjoyed himself spending time with my family and also enjoying time with Paige and her family. Unfortunately Mum decided to get involved by constantly trying to ring both on James’ phone and the home phone. We

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Managing Mum Fostering Blog

Plans are made, all parties are aware of our plans and that is that. James’ (name changed) Mum is aware that James does not want to see her all time that she dictates where and when she will meet him.

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Single Male Foster Carer Blog

Well the man-flu has subsided and we are both feeling better. James (name changed) wasn’t well enough to play football so we had a nice chilled weekend with no early starts. James was itching to see Paige so I dropped

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Binge Watching Foster Care Blog

The sick note gang is still suffering from man flu. James (name changed) has got a little better but still has a really bad cough. I am still bunged-up but my cough is a little better. The school made it

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Fostering Man-flu Blog

The weekend turned out to be a bit of a washout. Football was canceled, the weather was rubbish, and James (name changed) and I have man-flu. When I say man-flu I mean the real confined-to-bed man-flu that needs plenty of

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Football Injury Fostering Blog

I am asked quite often why I came into Fostering. To be honest I never intended to but when I met my wife she was already going through the training. So I joined her on the training which was with

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

The Lurgy | Foster Carers Blog

Football cancelled this week due to the weather forecast. However, the day itself wasn’t too bad. It was a bit windy and very cold. James (name changed) was disappointed but that didn’t last long once he’d gone outside and felt

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Not James Fault – Fostering Blog

James (name changed) had training on Tuesday night so I dropped him down and hung around to watch them train. There were a couple of other parents there and we got chatting. One asked me if James was really in

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