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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

A huge dilemma

August Well this week saw the return of a familiar friend of ours – tonsillitis.  Lauren had come back from a day out complaining of a headache, being very over sensitive about everything and generally not feeling too great.  During

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

So today is D-Day

Thursday 14th April So today is D-Day. The Local Education Authority in the area we are moving to, are meeting to decide about Alice’s school place. We have been waiting for nearly four months for our own Local Authority to

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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.

Possessions

Helen’s Fostering Blogs Possessions Both Harry and Beth are very protective about all of their possessions and this has not altered at all in the 16 months they have been living with us. When Beth and Harry first came to

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Fostering Respite Blog

The Importance of Respite. The need to be you, every now and then. When you are caring for children who have experienced trauma in their lives, at times it can be very demanding and draining. There will be many times

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