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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

Fostering Confidence Blog

Fostering Confidence Blog Another busy weekend with James (name changed). On Friday night we just chilled knowing that we had a busy weekend ahead. We watched a film and got a takeaway. We actually sat and went through our weekend

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog

Fostermans Fostering Blog

Fostering Blogger Tuesday night training and I have to admit being concerned after what had happened the previous session. Although the boys had made up I was concerned that there would be some kind of tension between the two of

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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

Alice arrived

Monday 17th October Blog While at a fostering conference recently I came across a company called Madlug (https://madlug.com). It is a business that sells bags and luggage. The amazing thing they do is that when you buy a bag or

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

A start date for Alice

Wednesday 6th July Blog So today we have our first TAC (Team around the Child) meeting for Alice.  The Inclusion support team have called the meeting with the hope that we can move forward in getting her into school.  They

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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.

Fostering | Safeguarding

Helen’s Fostering Blogs Preparing and Safeguarding Our Home and Us Prior to welcoming foster children into our home, it was essential to think about safeguarding our home and ourselves against all possibilities. Our Social Worker helped us with this and

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Fostering Panel

Helen’s Fostering Blogs Time to face The Panel Our date for Panel was set a day before we went away on our summer holiday with our family.  So in between packing, having my nails done and buying my sun-cream we

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