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Since you're always on the go as a foster parent, we added a podcast to the mix to get your fostering info hands free. Have a listen!

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Free Braces for Foster Kids

By Jill Rippy Did you know there is an organization that can assist foster children with obtaining free braces? I fostered a youth who was able to utilize these services. Here’s what you need to know: Your income does not ever count when...

I Didn’t Fail Her Today

By Mary Gemmer, Foster Mother I sat in a school gym tonight feeling so out of place. I felt like I didn’t belong there. After a really rough night last night, where I lost my cool with the kiddos, I felt like I should probably crawl into a...

Warnings for New Foster Parents

By Jill Rippy The system is broken because humans manage it; don’t use this as an excuse to quit. You knew it was broken way before its attempt to break you. Your calling doesn’t end just because it gets too hard. Being a team player is...

15 Foster Dad Truths of Fostering Teens

By Mike Rippy When my wife and I started fostering, I admit, I was somewhat reluctant. We learned pretty quickly that we were not made to foster little kids. We found our teen foster niche pretty quickly and boy has it been a journey. Here are 15...

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