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Foster Child – Carer Relationships Blog

Dealing with being disliked by your foster child. Unfortunately, in foster care and parenting you can have the feeling that the child in your care does not like you. However, most parents and foster carers have felt this way at some time. Being disliked by your child...

Angry Foster Child Blog

How to discourage children from throwing things. Unfortunately, many foster children have experienced neglect or maltreatment prior to entering the care system. If they are unable or reluctant to articulate their emotions they can often resort to throwing things when...

Foster Children’s Responsibilities

Encouraging foster children to take responsibility. Children in care can often feel that they have a very limited say in the decisions that affect their lives. The frustration this causes can lead to negative behaviour. Having relinquished responsibility of their...

ADHD Foster Children Blog

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. Foster carers often must look after children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. Sometimes a child can exhibit the symptoms of ADHD, without having been diagnosed. The symptoms include poor concentration, disorganisation or...

Affording to Foster Blog

Do foster carers earn enough? In recent years foster care has been increasingly financially incentivised, with many now seeing at as their full-time career. Foster care rates are not regulated by government and can fluctuate between different councils and agencies. On...

Demands of Foster Care Blog

Reality of Foster Caring An alarming number of people have misconceptions on the realities of being a foster carer. Despite having commendable intentions too many romanticise the industry, ignorant of the potential hardships. A lot of the children in care come from...