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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

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.

Foster Care | Caronavirus

Helen’s Fostering Blog Helping Children Understand the Coronavirus I think it is fair to say that the Coronavirus has taken us all completely by surprise. We are in unchartered waters which as adults is hard enough to understand and digest

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Coronavirus | Home Schooling

Helen’s Fostering Blog Adjusting to home schooling and being at home. As a family we are now on day 10 of self-isolating due to the Coronavirus.  We continue to keep our days well structured and busy.  We are enjoying the

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