Foster parenting is a term that almost everyone has heard of, but few realize what the steps are to becoming foster parents and why people decide to do so. If you have ever wondered what foster parenting means, here is a glimpse into this amazing world.
What is a Foster Parent?
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Parenting any child, biological or otherwise, takes patience, love, and commitment. However, foster parenting can be a bit more challenging and require an extra effort to exhibit each of these qualities at times. Foster children have frequently undergone conditions of abuse and neglect, and ... Views: 48
Numerous children continue to enter the foster care system every day, each with a different background and unique situation. In an effort to provide the proper care and accommodations for the multitude of foster care children that need a caring and stable environment, there are various types of ... Views: 70
YES! A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by Harvard’s David Ludwig found out that sugar can indeed be quite addictive. This randomized, blinded, crossover study took on the difficult job of proving the biology of sugar addiction. Their findings showed that foods ... Views: 73
Accidents can happen in an instant. While most household hazards are commonly known and precautions are common sense; there are hazards that need extra precautions to protect the children in your home.
**Each year over 569 children die from strangulation, suffocation, and entrapment in ... Views: 70
Children of all ages and backgrounds are placed into the foster care system every day for a variety of reasons. The one thing that they all have in common is that their lives have been significantly changed, and that can be frightening for many of them. Every child deserves to feel cared for and ... Views: 66
Sleep is one of the most important (and easy) things that we can do to keep our bodies healthy, yet in this ever increasingly busy, crazy world that we are a part of, we seldom get enough.
Sleep is so central to our health and well-being that an inadequate amount can put us at greater risk ... Views: 69
If you are sensitive to the plight of abused children who have been removed from their home or you notice that there are families in your church that are fostering a child, it might make you think how fortunate those children are to have a stable family care for them! You might also think of ... Views: 82
It's true! Exercise can boost your intelligence with benefits from children through seniors and possibly even during pregnancy.
For years, the medical community has stressed the importance of exercise for both children and adults. Most of us know that exercise impacts physical development in ... Views: 89