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Spring Cleaning with Foster Kids Could Mean Wake Up Calls

By John and DianeApril 9 2016Spring Cleaning is something the whole family can contribute too. Remember - if a child can operate a cell phone or gaming device, they can operate a broom!When you have foster children in the house, or kids who have suff...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Apr 9, 2016

When you come to meet my baby

Beckett Dean will be making his appearance into this world in just a few short weeks.  With his impending arrival, naturally my thoughts have turned to all the ways that our lives are about to change forever.  The added expenses that terrif...
by On Wings of Pigs on Feb 5, 2015

When you come to meet my baby

Beckett Dean will be making his appearance into this world in just a few short weeks.  With his impending arrival, naturally my thoughts have turned to all the ways that our lives are about to change forever.  The added expenses that terrif...
by On Wings of Pigs on Feb 5, 2015

Bigg Boss 8 with CNWK Kapil dec.27 episode free download

Bigg Boss 8 with CNWK Kapil dec.27 episode free download being nice today. Big Boss at the beginning of the season, due to all the members of the house safe and reclusive nature Sonali Raut all competitors is considered as among the most vulnerable.
by Today Trending News on Dec 26, 2014

Importance of House Rules/Chore Lists for kids with Trust Disorders and RAD

by John and Diane --> Having and posting house rules in any home with children is useful, but in a foster home or in a home with RAD kids or children with Trust Disorders it is especially important.House rules and written chore lists provid...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Sep 17, 2014

Fab Mixtape: Slaughterhouse – House Rules

Slaughterhouse release a new mixtape titled “House Rules” and I have to say it is a breathe of fresh air. Mixtape Tracklist: 1.House Rules (Intro) (Prod by 8 Bars) 2.SayDatThen (Prod by Nottz) 3.Illmind Interlude (Prod by Illmind) 4.Trade...
by Chicago Fabulous Blog on May 29, 2014

Mixtape: Slaughterhouse – House Rules

Slaughterhouse catches fans off guard drop a new mixtape titled House Rules. Featuring 10 new tracks and production by Nottz, Illmind, The Heatmakerz, araabMUZIK, Harry Fraud and more. Download Here: House Rules...
by New Hip Hop Music on May 21, 2014

Five Things You Should Always Tell the Babysitter

Many parents rely on the help of local babysitters to care for their children when spending an evening out with their spouse or tending to work commitments. If you plan on hiring a babysitter in the near future, make sure that you share these five im...
by Earnest Parenting on Nov 11, 2013

Totally Love Tuesday

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by One Passion One Devotion on Aug 26, 2013

$2 eBook Deal: ‘Twilight,’ ‘Wicked,’ ‘Wool,’ Agatha Christie & More!

As part of the Kindle eBook deal of the day over at Amazon today, Twilight - The Twilight Saga, Book 1 by Stephenie Meyer is on sale for only $2.99. Other notable titles in this Kindle sale are Agatha Christie's Five Little Pigs (Hercule Poirot Myst...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 27, 2013

News about Federal Records issue #1

Rep. Justin Amash notches significant win in push to derail federal spying tactics – mlive.com 07/23/2013 Economic TimesRep. Justin Amash notches significant win in push to derail federal spying tacticsMLive.comAmash, R-Cascade Township, tweete...

Life with Dogs: Building in Balance

by Carrie Boyko, CEB © AllThngsDogBlog.comThe Napping House!  As a dog lover, I sometimes catch myself taking it too far. Well, not too far for me, but for the comfort of others. Everyone, even the dog owners who are not as nuts abou...
by All Things Dog Blog on Mar 15, 2013

Dealing with Sexualized Behavior in Foster Kids Part 2. Making Your Safety Plan.

by John and Diane What is a Safety Plan for dealing with sexual incidents with foster kids? We talked about it briefly in the first part of this series. Lorex 8-Channel Video Security Basically, it is this: A plan of attack for when the...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jan 21, 2013

Dealing with Sexualized Behavior in Foster Kids Part 1.

by John and Diane.  As a foster dad, I have dealt with a lot of sexual behaviors with children.  It is a confusing and frightening development for some foster families…one they are often not totally prepared to deal with, so I often...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jan 14, 2013

Life Rules for Foster (and All) Parents

by John and Diane. We recently re-posted our House Rules for kids and teens, and got a question…”Where are the rules for parents?”  Thanks for the reminder! We have been meaning to talk about this for a while now. Although most of t...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jan 6, 2013

New Year, New House Rules: Starting the Year Off RIght

By John and Diane. The House Rules  post is our Number 1. read post on this blog, and it's no wonder. Getting house-rules to work in your home means setting boundaries that allow kids to understand expectations and consequences...and to foll...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Dec 31, 2012

The ADHD and RAD Kid Winter Break Planner

By John and Diane. Although your kids are only off a week or so for winter break, and the holiday hustle and bustle have helped you get through (or maybe you have just survived it?) the first part, but now you have a few more high-energy days to d...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Dec 26, 2012

Controlling the Chaos: Foster Home House Rules for Teens

By John and Diane. House Rules for Foster homes, or any home with kids are VITAL in our minds, to give kids clear boundaries and expectations. Especially important in foster homes, house rules provide security for kids, letting them know both what...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Oct 22, 2012

That Evil Grin and What it Tells You: Foster Kids and Stealing for Revenge

 by John and Diane.  Stealing is a common issue with troubled kids and is often seen in foster homes for many reasons. We have already talked about a few types of stealing in previous blog posts, Impulsive Stealing:An ADD/ ADHD Child P...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Aug 20, 2012

House Rules

TweetAre you the type to impose house rules?   Do you have a long list that your family (and sometimes you) have a hard time tracking?  Are you very strict and become  Hitler  when someone breaks a rule?  Yikes! I am a firm believer that a home...


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