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.
"The whole problem with the world is that fool and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
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.
""You are not defiled by what you eat; you are defiled by what you say and do!...Food doesn't come in contact with your heart, but only passes through the stomach and then comes out again." And then he added, "it is the thought-life that defiles you. For from within, out of a person's heart..." Mark 7:15,19-21a
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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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