I have 3 grown children and have been helping my 2 daughters with 5 grands for the past 9 years. They are very close to being self sufficient now and I am looking forward to foster children. I feel like raising children is my calling.
We are in the process of getting licensed for foster care. I am both excited and a tad scared. We have room in our house for 3, but only car space for 1. So, unless a bigger car drops in our laps....1 is what we will get. That is probably a good thing....though the need for sibling placements is so high.
I would love to be a foster parent but here the guidelines are that the foster child must have their own room and we don't so that is us out. I really admire anyone who does it.
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3/19/13 10:08 P
I respect people who foster and foster right. I lived in 6 foster families as a child. I was thankful to find my mom when I was 15 in one of my foster moms. I am 32 years old and I still call her and still call her mom and she considers my daughter her grandchild. If you are a good foster parent, you will be rewarded with a loving and grateful child. I am so thankful I was put in foster care just because if I wasn't, I wouldn't have my mom.
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205 3/16/13 7:56 P
My DH and I were told we were unable to conceive (but we believe God is bigger than that) and in the meantime, we chose to foster. We've been fostering for 6 1/2 years.
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37 3/9/13 2:39 P
I have been fostering for approximately three years. It can be challenging but i love helping. Just knowing that the children have security, being food , shelter and happy. Is enough for me. I know the joy of taking care of other. God Bless you.
2/24/13 1:53 A
My foster brother is the success story of the family.
Hello, I am a foster and adoptive mom I have had about 60 children come through my home and I have adopted 4 children which gives me a total of 10 children.You are so right it is rewarding and can be very tiring. I like the younger children.
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