This article is about empathy and some of the ways you could stimulate its use by children. It is a skill that’s often lacking in foster children who have experienced traumatic childhood experiences. If you are involved in foster caring, you’ve probably come across a child who struggles to show empathy. Well, the fact of
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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
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
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
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