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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

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.

Fostering decisions

Helen’s Fostering Blog Shall we foster? My Stepdaughter needed to be a big part of our discussions and ultimately our decision as to whether we fostered. One of the things myself and my husband were very conscious about was that

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Skills to Foster Training

Helen’s Fostering Blogs Skills to Foster Training Prior to being approved as Foster Carers George and I attended a two-day Skills to Foster Training.  Skills to Foster is a pre-approval training course and its aim is to provide prospective Foster

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