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Fosterman

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Fosterman is a father and a fostercarer. He's fun loving and has ample of experience to provide any newbie carer with insight and know-how.

Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog

Blogging Again

Fostering expert? It was a typical weekend, football, eating, sleeping and more football. James (name changed) had a game on Saturday morning so we had an early night on Friday and no takeaway. We got to the ground early, on

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog

Fostering Can Of Worms Blog

Fostering Diary Blogger. When James (name changed) went off to school on Wednesday I decided to make a few changes in the house. I decided on a new suite for the front room, a new bathroom and maybe a garden

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Less Ordinary Family

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Harriet is a birth mum of two teenage daughters and a fostercarer to a disbled girl called Alice. With her husband, Charlie by her side, they navigate the waters of a less ordinary family lifestyle.

Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family

Christmas starts

Saturday’s Fostering Blog Today we went to our first “Christmas” event – it was a Christmas craft fair run by our church at the local village hall. I have to say these events are not really my cup of tea,

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Emma’s Fostering Days

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Emma’s Fostering days blog are by an experienced foster carer who gives you an honest and revealing insight into the ups and downs of foster care. A great resource for other carers and those interested in becoming carers.

Lovely language

Emma’s Fostering Blog. Dinner September – Charlie is 7 and I’m beginning to establish a good routine and boundaries, but I am finding the attention seeking, ‘in your face’ type behaviours difficult to ignore. He is constantly ?dgety and anxious,

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Fostering Holiday

Emma’s Fostering Blog Holiday With the New Year comes the thought about holidays. I always make sure I get a letter from the Social worker in plenty of time, arranging permission, getting paperwork signed; obtaining passports and overcoming any legal

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Helen's Fostering Journey

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Helen is new to Foster Carer. After along time thinking about taking the leap Helen and partner get stuck in with there first placement(s). Insight into their journey.

First Step to Foster

Helen’s Fostering Blog Finally, we make the big first step into fostering. It was in the early stages of my relationship with my husband that we first discussed fostering. As it was something I had always wanted to do I

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Foster Carer Assessment

Helen’s Fostering Blog Form F – Assessment Process After our first initial meeting with a representative from the Agency we were assigned a Supervising Social Worker. A Supervising Social Worker provides both supervision and support to Foster Carers.  Once approved

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