Fostering parenting can present joys and challenges. Resources and information offer insight, education, and guidance along the way.
One of the best communication tools for parents and children, lifebooks are also important for those waiting to adopt and foster parents. Learn about them, how to get started, and how to use them.... [more]
Age-specific ways to help our children visualize and express the diversity of their families. Great for adoptive and foster families, and teachers.... [more]
Child abuse is a national tragedy and greatly under-reported; however, many don't realize that 1/3 to 1/2 of all alerts are mistaken or unfounded. Learn why false allegations may occur, what parents can do, and where to find help.... [more]
The service to children provided by foster families is enormous. Foster care expert Emil Bladwin encourages us to remember and celebrate these families.... [more]
Facing impending crisis can leave families feeling helpless, often seeing only the negatives. There are forward-looking steps you can take to minimize or prevent crisis, or handle it when it does happen.... [more]
Whether you're fostering or adopting from foster care, court appearances are likely to occur in your child's life. Experienced social worker Emil Baldwin, Jr. offers help to prepare your child and yourself. ... [more]Foster Parent Study