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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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Fit Young Man Blog

I had a call from the Social Work manager today regarding James (name changed). How would I feel about taking out an SGO for James? Now this has been discussed before and I said no but it has now come

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James Grandma Blog

James (name changed) went back to training on Tuesday night as his ankle seemed fine. He strapped it up and ran around and felt good. On Tuesday when James was at school I had a long chat with his Social

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Two Blokes Blog

A strange weekend all round. James (name changed) couldn’t play in the match on Saturday as his ankle was still painful. It was obvious, when the physio looked at it on Thursday, that he couldn’t play as it was still

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Drugs Rehab Blog

James (name changed) went back to training on Tuesday night as his ankle seemed fine. He strapped it up and ran around and felt good. On Tuesday when James was at school I had a long chat with his Social

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