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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.

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Blog | Chips and Fresh Air

Chips Fostering Blog So the boy has returned looking very healthy and happy with the world. He came in, dumped his bag, and went for a bath. After his bath he emptied his bag and chucked it all in the

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Fosterman Foster Carer and James Blog

Foster Carers Challenges

Covid 19 Lockdown It takes a particular type of person to succeed as a foster carer – you really don’t know if it is for you unless you try. It can certainly be very rewarding, but it isn’t without challenge.

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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

Fostering Blog | Holidays

Thursday’s Fostering Blog We are fast approaching half term. It has been one of those half terms that has felt like it has gone on forever, but now we are approaching the break it somehow seems to have gone fast.

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

Alice’s violin

Monday’s Fostering Blog As we head towards the end of the school term things are starting to get very busy in the calendar.  We have two sports days, leavers assemblies and parties, charity coffee morning, awards presentations and music concerts

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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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