Tag Archives: Foster Care

5 Ways to Encourage Foster Families

We all wonder how best to support our friends and family who are fostering. Let’s face it, foster families are usually in it for the long haul and they need a large safety net of people they can rely on … Continue reading

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Hair Today Hair Tomorrow

We had been prepared for many of foster care’s challenges: abused children, uncooperative birth parents, and poor hygiene. But, no one ever mentioned HAIR. A few years ago, I vaguely remember a friend of mine took in an African-American child … Continue reading

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Good Enough

The most common question we hear as foster parents is, “So, how’s it going with the girls?” That’s a loaded question even though it’s meant to be kind and inquiring. We can’t tell most people how it’s really going because … Continue reading

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Why is this blog called “The Magic Window?”

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder. Charles Morgan Our first foster placement call came around five o’clock, just as I’d gotten home from work. It was for … Continue reading

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