Articles related to: Respite Foster Care
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The girls’ long-term foster parent had an emergency and had to go to be with her family. She did not know how long she would be gone. The girls, elementary school students, had developed a strong bond with Foster Mama and felt safe with her. They suddenly felt scared. Where were they going to go? Were they going to see her again? We cobbled together a respite plan and moved them within hours. It wasn’t
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“Mommy Wine Time” seems an increasingly common piece of our culture. Memes about the frustrations of parenting populate social media. Mom's Night Out Groups are popping up. Man Caves are a thing. Parents are tired. Parents are venting.
And there’s nothing wrong with that. It is a pressure release valve and we all need that.
Recognizing when you need a break, recognizing when things are hard, recognizing when you may LOVE the little people you