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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

Tapping Into Creativity to Teach Self-Soothing to Children

Hi Friends, I just wanted to share this article from Psychcentral.com. Some interesting ideas on how to help your kids deal with stress and how to Self Soothe (You can probably use them too!)9 Tools to Help Kids Cope Creativly with StressBy Margari...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Apr 11, 2015

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

Into the Fold: The Effect on Your Bio Kids When Foster Kids Come Home: Part 1.

 by John and DianeBecoming a foster parent when you already have children of your own is a big decision, and one that is sometimes made with well-intentioned naïveté. At least, it was in my case.Ten years ago, I led my family, (2 daughters an...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Nov 3, 2014

Welcome to our newest readers....

Hi new friends....We just wanted to take a minute to post here to say Welcome to any new readers of our blog and encourage you to browse through our blog and our top ten posts to get a handle on what we are all about here.  We hope you find our...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Apr 25, 2014

Can Your Troubled Kids Make A Resolution? Goal Setting for the New Year

By John and DianeNew Year Resolutions are part of many people's traditional celebration, but are troubled kids able to make a resolution?New Year's Eve is a great time to talk about resolutions - which are, after all, just another word for "goals."&n...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Dec 31, 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

Can You Teach Joy to Troubled Kids?

We love to share other great blogs with our friends here, and the True Aim Education blog has a lot of really useful posts that can help inspire parents who might struggle with creative ways to educate their kids. Recently, we came across their post...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Mar 14, 2013

Kristen Stewart Latest Wallpapers & Biography

Kristen Stewart Latest Wallpapers & Biography Name: Kristen StewartDOB: 9 April 1990Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USAClaim to fame: Actress and vampire lover Star Facts Kristen attended high school until 7th grade and finished... Read more &#...
by todaygossip on Jul 28, 2012

The Importance of Daddy Time: Early Time Spent Together Pays Off Big Down The Road

A recent article on Medical News Today highlights a study in which researchers find that a Father's interactions and positive time spent with infants at age 3 months result in less behavioral issues for tots aged 12 months and beyond. The study proje...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jul 26, 2012

Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED): A New Term You Need to Know.?

by John and Diane. I was reading this article from ScienceDaily.com about how uncontrollable anger seems to be more and more prevalent amongst teens these days and thought to myself.. tell me something I dont already know... I bet alot of you fost...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jul 5, 2012

RAD Kids: Working with Your Support System, Finding the Weak Link and Breaking the Manipulation Cycle

by John and Diane. Once you have gone through the honeymoon period (Read, “You and Your RAD Kid: The Importance of the Trust Building Honeymoon Period”: June8 2012) and you have built up enough “carrots”; memories and things that he or she l...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jun 25, 2012

The Big Fear: Is Your Child A Psychopath? (A link)

Hi Friends, Below is a link to an article from IOL: Lifestyle about identifying factors of early psychopathic behavior in children.  I know this is one of the deepest fears Foster and Adoptive (and maybe all parents of troubled kids) have.. a fe...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jun 22, 2012

What Do I Do When My Foster Child Hits Me?

By John and Diane. Foster kids often have behavioral issues and hitting or striking-out at a foster parent or sibling is not uncommon. The first time it happens to you can be confusing. There are steps that must be taken to protect yourself an...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Jun 19, 2012

Respite from your RAD Child: Achieve the Impossible Dream!

by John and Diane Taking a respite, well deserved, as we all know it would be, is next too impossible when you have a RAD foster or adopted child. Not only is it hard to find some angel on earth to take your RAD child, someone who will put up wit...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Apr 23, 2012


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