3 Impactful Ways for Foster Families to Form Authentic Relationships

Authentic relationships are a key factor in ensuring children in foster care are given the emotional support needed to heal from the significant trauma

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From Courtroom to Living Room: Ben and Maya’s Adoption Day Marks the Beginning of a Beautiful New Chapter for Foster In Texas Family

Every morning for the past six months, Ben* woke up and marked another day off the family calendar in the kitchen, counting down the days until he and his

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Meant to be: How the White’s Foster Journey Led to Adoption

May is National Foster Care Month. In celebration, Upbring is sharing the story of the Whites. Sometimes life gives unexpected gifts. For the White family,

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Foster Care FAQ: Disproving the Myths

If you're thinking about becoming a foster parent, you probably have a lot of questions about what the process looks like. At Upbring, we strive to be honest

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National Foster Care Month: The Wright?s Story

May is National Foster Care Month. Right now, there are more than 440,000 children in foster care across the United States with nearly 30,000 children in

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Foster Friday: Building Bridges Between Foster and Biological Parents

Editor?s Note: Today on Foster Friday, we are honored to share a true story from a friend of Upbring, Jami Amerine. Jami is a loving mother and a passionate

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Foster Friday: 5 Guidelines for Establishing a Healthy Household

So, you?ve decided to foster a child what now? Now is the time to start imagining the kind of family environment you want to create. One essential part of

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To Those Who Think They Could Never Foster

You?ve heard it said and may have even said it yourself, ?I could never do foster care because I am afraid I will get hurt.? I said it too?in the face of a

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What You Need to Know About Fostering Siblings

Each day, children who have experienced abuse and neglect enter the foster care system. The need for loving, compassionate and patient foster parents is

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Foster Friday: Welcoming Teens Into Your Home

Whether it?s reading a romantic novel, flipping through the pages of a family scrapbook or watching a breath-taking sunset, we all have something that tugs at

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