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May is National Foster Care Month.
What does that mean? Why does it exist?
It isn’t a celebration of foster care. Foster care occurs when families do not have the supports they need to safely keep children in their homes, so that’s not something for which we should break out the party hats.
What is National Foster Care Month all about?
National Foster Care Month is a time to bring the conversation of foster care
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It is a term that is used often in foster care, right from the first MAPP class and all along. There’s good reason, too. Humans thrive on structure- a predictable routine and environment of known factors. For children and youth who have experienced countless changes and trauma, structure helps reset the brain and allow it to regulate emotions, learning, and expectations.
That’s all fine and well, but if you’re new to the world of
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That is an appropriate description of him. Mr. Stoic.
When the big sad thing happened, his face remained still and guarded. He blinked hard a few times, but in the moment, he kept every muscle under the tightest control.
At the park when other kids were whooping on swings and careening down the slide, limbs flailing, he followed their paths, but there was a firm concentration on his brow. He pumped his legs in