The Adoption Process for Birth Mothers

Wherever you are in your adoption journey, know that you are supported and loved. It can be a scary and overwhelming time in a birth mother’s life. It’s crucial to have all the information you need to make the best decision for you and your family. Below is helpful information to guide birth mothers on … Read moreThe Adoption Process for Birth Mothers

Are Your Foster Kids Picky Eaters? How You Can Feed Them Healthy and Delicious Food

Most kids go through a stage of life where they are picky eaters, and this often frustrates parents. You take the time to prepare a delicious meal for them, but then they refuse the entire meal or take nibbles of the foods they like and discard the rest. It is possible to still feed your … Read moreAre Your Foster Kids Picky Eaters? How You Can Feed Them Healthy and Delicious Food

5 Therapeutic Games For Foster Kids

Usually, when you raise a child from birth, they learn things such as manners and social skills simply by being with you and living their everyday lives. However, when a foster child comes to you, that child has often seen and experienced scary and negative things. Their life lessons have often been about survival, rather … Read more5 Therapeutic Games For Foster Kids

3 Common Questions Potential Single Foster Parents Have

A lot single individuals want to become foster parents, but aren’t sure if this is a possibility. First of all, in most states in the United States this is absolutely allowed. In the state of Texas specifically, you are allowed to be a single foster parent just as long as you meet all of the … Read more3 Common Questions Potential Single Foster Parents Have

Ways to Prepare for A Home Study

A major part of the fostering process is the home study. The home study is not just a visit to your home from a social worker although that is a part of it. Indeed, you’ll need to submit paperwork and all members of your household will have to undergo background checks. Also, the social worker … Read moreWays to Prepare for A Home Study

TFI COVID-19 Preparedness Plan to Ensure Child Safety & Healthy Families

Amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19), TFI remains dedicated to strengthening families. As always, our top priority is the safety and health of our employees, and the children and families we serve. To continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, families and staff, TFI has put internal and external precautions and guidelines in place. TFI … Read moreTFI COVID-19 Preparedness Plan to Ensure Child Safety & Healthy Families

What Will You Do as a Foster Care Provider?

Although many people consider becoming a foster care provider, a large portion of those potential foster parents never move forward in the process. They can be uncertain as to what they will be responsible for. If you’re on the fence, or are seeking more information, this list of responsibilities can help you decide if fostering … Read moreWhat Will You Do as a Foster Care Provider?

Foster Care Benefits for Foster Parents

We often think of foster care benefits in terms of what it provides for the children. Foster care provides children who can’t currently be with their biological parents a safe home, caring adult, and resources. Further, it provides the necessary healing from the traumatic experiences which have separated them from their biological parents. However, did … Read moreFoster Care Benefits for Foster Parents

Why You Should Become a Foster Parent

If you have been tossing around the idea of becoming a foster parent, it is time to dive in. Foster care is a crucial service for children and one where more help is always needed. The process of becoming a licensed foster parent can take a few months to complete, but once you are done, … Read moreWhy You Should Become a Foster Parent

Tips for Getting Your Foster Child to Sleep in Their Own Bed at Night

Transition your foster child into their own bed at night can be a difficult task. This is made even more difficult if your child is used to sleeping in a bedroom with someone else. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do to help encourage your toddler not only to fall asleep in their … Read moreTips for Getting Your Foster Child to Sleep in Their Own Bed at Night