Fostering Patience

Fostering Patience It’s Monday again and to be honest I seething, The meeting’s been cancelled and the little one’s teething, I need a decision; it was needed last week, It’s a struggle I tell you, to be smiley and meek. They say to be calm and to focus on child, But I’d like them to…

Acronyms, Labels & People

Acronyms, Labels and People Following on from a comment on one of our Facebook threads we decided to throw out to the Facebook world what they thought about the term LAC (Looked After Child) and the issue of labelling children in care. We were met with a sizeable response which included many opinions and views…

Attachment & Resilience

How complex attachment can look like divide and conquer! When a baby has early experiences of regularly and relatively calmly having their emotional and physical needs met through kindly interactions both physically and verbally, consistently and without too much stress then they can relax and get on with growing their brain and enjoying new experiences…

Top 5 Foster Care Qualities

5 Must Have Foster Carer Qualities Patience How long does it take to process trauma? How do you undo years and years of neglect and fear? There is no timeframe. Children will develop at their own speed. They simply need foster carers that will walk alongside them through the process and have realistic expectations as…