Blog Posts - Sexual Issues With Foster Kids



Blending Your Foster Kids and Your Bio Kids: Part 3 When Jealousy Rears Its Ugly Head…

By John and Diane When I first started doing foster care I knew it would be a growing and learning experience for my whole family. If you read Parts 1 and 2 of this series, you can see that the growing has been painful at times, but there have been c...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Nov 17, 2014

Into the Fold: Blending Your Bio Kids with Your Foster Kids - Part 2: Rooms to Grow…

by John and DianeI asked my daughter to write down her thoughts on growing up in a home with foster children and I thought that her advice and insights would be very valuable to new (and experienced) foster parents out there. I feel that foster pare...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Nov 10, 2014

Ask FPR: How to Deal with Sexualized Behavior When You Don't Know History

 by John and Diane We often get messages from our readers here on FPR, and take time to answer to the best of our ability, after some time goes by we like to erase any personal data, and share the exchange with everyone, as we know that for eac...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Oct 4, 2013

Easter with My Foster Peeps: War, Peace, Enlightenment and Traditions

Hi friends, We wanted to wish everyone a Happy Easter, and share a post from last year for those of you who are new to our blog. We hope it brings a smile to your face...  by John Easter started with a bang. The boys were fighting. One o...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Mar 26, 2013

Dealing with Sexualized Behavior in Foster Kids: Part 4 What Are the Red Flags You Should Look For?

--> By John. In this final part of our series on navigating the tricky landscape of sexualized behaviors with foster kids, we talk about recognizing some Red Flags that should alert you to the potential for behavioral issues to devel...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Feb 8, 2013

Dealing with Sexualized Behavior in Foster Kids: Part 3 Evaluating Incoming Foster Kids

by John and Diane. Sexual issues with foster children are an important issue to be aware of when working in foster care.  That is one of the reasons we wanted to cover it here on our blog.  I have had a lot of experience with kids with s...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jan 28, 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

Putting a Bounty on Bad Behavior: Rules and “Reward” Techniques to Deal with Hitting and Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors Amongst Foster Kids

By John and Diane Kids hit each other whether you like it or not. No matter how watchful you are (and I even have cameras in my home) children eventually strike out at each other in anger or frustration.  This is a situation that I have ple...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jun 1, 2012

“Why are Her Pants Wet, but Her Bed Isn’t?” or The Link Between Attention Deficit, ADHD and Daytime Incontinent Episodes

by John and Diane A fellow foster parent came to me with a question the other day about her foster daughter having problems wetting her pants at school. She never wet her pants at home, and so she was trying to determine if this was a behavioral i...
by Foster Parent Rescue on May 16, 2012

More Than One “Good Book” Can Help a Foster Parent: Recommended Reading

~ by John and Diane Although much of what I learned about Fostering kids has come from God and experience, the books I read during my training was an essential part of my foundation.  I am not sure if all Foster parent training is the same, or...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Apr 24, 2012


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