Fostering Blog

Explore our fostering blog to find inspirational foster care stories. Gain real-world insights into the experiences of foster parents, and get tips about approaches and best practice from experts in the field of fostering children.

Choosing a Fostering Agency
Foster Care Agencies
Andy Loverock

How to Choose a Fostering Agency That’s Right for You

If you’re an aspiring foster carer or you are interested in fostering children, maybe you’re unsure how to choose a fostering agency. There are so many to choose from and several different types, so where should you start? When it comes to how you choose a fostering agency, there’s no definitive guide. But there are

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Family
Foster Caring
Andy Loverock

Foster Caring: The Benefits of Making It a Family Affair

Just starting out as a foster carer or fairly new in the world of foster caring? Want to know some of the benefits of involving your whole family in your fostering adventure? If so, you’ll find some insights here that can help. Do you take your family for granted? It’s so easy at times to

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Child's Pet
Foster Children
Andy Loverock

The Benefits of Involving Your Foster Children with Pets

It doesn’t matter how experienced you are at fostering; it often takes time to build trust and gain acceptance from new foster children. Most of us want to make it happen quickly, but it’s easier said than done, isn’t it? Understand the Therapeutic Value of Pets As a foster carer, have you ever found it

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Myths in Fostering
Foster Caring
Andy Loverock

20 Foster Caring Myths (Dispelled)

Have you got a vague idea at the back of your mind about becoming a foster carer? And when you think about it, do lots of doubts and negative thoughts pop up to distract you from that first, generous impulse? There are a lot of misconceptions about foster care, and you wouldn’t be the first

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