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Full English Carers Blog

A weekend without a match, such fun. No early start, no rushing around sorting kit and no muddy James (name changed) in my car. Paige was at her Nan’s house for the weekend so it was just me and the

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Addictions Blog

I asked James (name changed) what he would like for Christmas, big mistake! The list was long but then he made it clear that I could choose out of that list and he didn’t expect it all, good job really.

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Couldn’t Sleep Blog

Had another guy ring me today, who is interesting in Fostering. A single chap who is divorced and has recently lost his job due to Covid. That’s about 5 men who have called me now to ask about becoming a

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

More Football Blog

Another expensive weekend! James (name changed) scored 4 goals this time which cost me £25. It was a really lovely autumnal morning, sunny and fresh and it was very enjoyable watching him play so well and enjoy his football. Paige

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Mum again foster blog

Foster Carer Blog James (name changed) came to me and said he wanted to talk about Mum. He had decided, after all, that he didn’t want to see Mum even for a short contact. I asked why and he said

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Fireworks Fostering Blog

Well, winter has arrived with a bang. James’ (name changed) match on Saturday was played in a gale and monsoon amongst a leaves-covered pitch. They won but James didn’t score so it was a cheap weekend for me. The showers

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Contact Fostering Blog

Fostering Blog So James’ (name changed) Mum is now kicking off about Christmas and the plans. She wants James home from Christmas Eve to the day after Boxing Day. She wants financial assistance to buy him some gifts. She wants

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Football Deals Fostering Blog

Have you ever made a deal with somebody and regretted it? I made such a deal with James (name changed) regarding scoring goals and its costing me a fortune. The deal was £5 per goal and £20 if he scored

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Fostering and Employment Blog

James (name changed) had football training on Tuesday night so I ran him down there and hung around. It was really autumnal being both chilly and windy. I didn’t want to drop him off and go home as Id struggled

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog
The Fosterman Blog

Football and Film Blog

Another groundhog weekend! Football Saturday morning, a home fixture so not a lot of traveling involved. James (name changed) scored 2 goals and missed a penalty but it didn’t really mean much as his team won 7-0. However, James had

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In The Loop Fostering Blog

Had a long and very interesting phone call, with a lady carer, who I got into fostering a couple of years ago. Susan is a single lady who came into fostering after working many years in social, residential care for

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Grand Prix Blog

What a weekend! Friday night James (name changed) went to Paige’s and decided to stay over so I had to pick him up in the morning and then take him to football which wasn’t really too much of an issue.

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