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What Foster/Adoptive Parent Category is Right for You?

So in Georgia we have 4 categories to choose from when you are going through the process to be a foster/adoptive parent: Partnership Parent Resource Parent Adopt Legal-Risk Parent Adoptive Parent I imagine that some form of these 4 categories exists in every state, and so to determine how this specifically applies to you in…

Deciding Your Home Capacity

Capacity refers to both what your home is physically capable of accommodating and whom you are mentally and emotionally capable of parenting. Although requirements for the physical home may vary from state to state, I would say a good rule of thumb is three children to a room, and only children of the same sex…

How Do I Know I Am Ready to be a Foster Parent: No Past or Present Events Cause You Severe Mental Distress

There is no doubt about it. Caring for traumatized children is no small task. Between dealing with the child’s behaviors, case workers, birth parents, and life’s other normal difficulties, one can easily get overwhelmed. Being a foster parent alone is inviting messy and exhausting circumstances into your life. Forget what you have going on personally….

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