A Fostering Journey 53

So here we are, empty, surrounded by girls clothes but with no girls in the house. My wife and I sat and reflected on what had happened. It’s the disappointment of being lied to after everything you’ve done for the young people. We weren’t bothered about their...

A Fostering Journey 52

They say that things happen when you least expect them to and being a Foster Carer it really happens constantly. We have two girls in placement who are ‘left over’ from a previous placement of four. The other two were ‘snatched away’ by a Mother who just wanted to...

A Fostering Journey 51

I am often asked, like really often, why I decided to become a Foster Carer. As a parent and step parent hadn’t I done enough child care duties for an adult? Well the truth is that I worked in both finance and engineering and given the choice between working for...

A Fostering Journey 48

Quiet weeks are unusual, as a Foster Carer, but we were a few now. We were in a routine and all was good with the girls. Mum was making a fuss as she suddenly decided she wanted contact again but Social Services were digging their heels in as they didn’t want the...

A Fostering Journey 44

A busy time as all the looked after young people had dentist appointments and it was much needed for all of them The youngest disclosed that they had never been to the dentist before and were therefore very nervous about their appointment. The dentist told us that it...

A Fostering Journey 43

The fact that their sibling had gone home was still resonating with the three we had with us. They really didn’t think it was fair and I actually agree with them. They didn’t understand that the eldest was only wanted, by Mum, to help with child care for their two...
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