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Texas Requirements to Foster

Are you considering fostering for a child in need of a new home? Have you wondered what the requirements are ...
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4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Single Foster Parent

Are you considering becoming a single foster parent? Great! In the state of Texas, you do not have to married ...
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I Want to Be a Foster Parent: Four Things to Consider Before You Apply

If you ever thought to yourself, "I want to be a foster parent" then this is the post for you. Here ...
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I Want a License to Become a Foster Parent. Does It Take Long?

"Relatively" Speaking, Very Little Time Technically, a foster child is a relative, virtually no different than a biological child. Remembering that ...
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How to Know if Adoption or Foster Care is Right for You

Making the decision for either adoption or foster care is something that requires a lot of careful consideration. If you feel ...
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Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities and A Few Safety Tips For Foster Families

When the winter weather arrives, it can be challenging if you’re an active family who likes to partake in sports ...
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5 Signs That You Would Be a Good Foster Parent

You might have heard about being a foster parent, and it might even be something that you have considered. However, ...
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What to Consider if I Want to be a Foster Parent

Children come from every circumstance imaginable and giving them the help they need to succeed in life is a very ...
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How Long You Can Keep a Foster Child Depends a Child’s Reason for Needing Foster Care

How Long Will You Foster a Child Depends on Each Child's Individual Case How long you can keep a foster ...
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How Do I Prepare to Become a Foster Parent

Becoming a foster parent is an exciting experience, but it is also a big step. If you are considering becoming ...
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The Difference Between Adoption and Long-Term Fostering

Bringing another child into a home is an important decision, whether through long-term fostering or adoption. This choice will impact ...
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Steps to Take Before Applying to Become a Foster Parent

There are countless benefits of fostering a child, and it can change a child's life. There are a lot of ...
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Aging Out of Foster Care

In the state of Texas, children are aging out of foster care at the age of 18. At this age, ...
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Do You Get Paid to Be a Foster Parent?

Taking children that aren't yours into your home sounds like a daunting prospect--and some of that burden is financial. How will ...
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How Long Can You Keep a Foster Child?

One of the primary questions many people have when they're ready to become a foster parent is, "How long can ...
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Fostering Healing Through Creative Expression

Creative Methods to Help Your Foster Child Taking a foster child or children into your home is no small decision ...
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What is the Age Limit for Foster Care?

Age Restrictions for Foster Care When you decide that you want to provide foster care for a child in need, ...
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Can You Foster a Child as a Single Parent?

If you have a heart for kids and want to bring foster children into your home, you may find yourself ...
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Summer is here! Here’s how to have fun with your foster children!

The sun is shining, school is out, and it’s time to have some summer fun. Get the whole family involved ...
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Becoming a foster parent: how to decide if it’s for you

Foster parenting is a big, but rewarding experience. Helping vulnerable children by providing them with a safe and loving home ...
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Preparing your home for your foster child

So you’ve decided to become a foster parent. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful journey! But first: it’s ...
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How foster care can positively affect the children already in the house

A foster parent can provide countless benefits to the children they foster, but those benefits also extend to the other ...
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Benefits of Being a Foster Parent

Benefits of Being a Foster Parent It’s true: fostering can provide a life-changing experience for the foster child. Welcomed into ...
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I Can’t be a Foster Parent Right Now – How Else Can I Help?

While there are endless benefits and joys that come with foster parenting, it’s understandable that it’s not for everyone at ...
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5 Myths About Foster Care

If you’re considering foster care, you likely have a long list of questions about the process and what to expect ...
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Foster Care vs. Adoption: Differences and Similarities

Welcoming a child into your home to provide them with a safe and stable place is both a noble and ...
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5 Valuable Tips for Being the Best Parent You Can Be

Am I a good parent? It’s a question millions of Americans will ask themselves daily this year. There is no ...
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7 Family-Friendly Spring Activities to Enjoy Together This Season

Spring is finally here, which means children are itching to get outside and enjoy the warmer, happier air. As a ...
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The Top Benefits Realized by Children in Stable Foster Homes

When a child receives news that they are being welcomed into a safe and loving home with open arms, they ...
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5 Reasons You Should Become a Foster Parent in 2018

It’s hard to ignore the statistics today. There are thousands of American children in need of a safe and supportive ...
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Why Right Now is the Time for You to Consider Becoming a Foster Parent

Thousands of children are bouncing around the American foster care system today, waiting to be adopted into a family they ...
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Why Do Children End Up in the Foster Care System?

Throughout the United States, thousands of children, every single year, end up in the American foster care system. Although you ...
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The Top Misconceptions About Becoming a Foster Parent

When children are unable to grow up in a loving home, with their biological parents, in a safe and guarded ...
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5 Tips for Being a Stellar Foster Parent

You’ve made the decision to become a foster parent, and that is absolutely fantastic. Thousands of children in Texas right ...
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Becoming a Foster Parent: What You Can Expect

Foster parents are needed across the country and across the world today. Children are left in difficult situations, without families, ...
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How to Become a Foster Parent in 2018

Right now, there are many thousands of children placed into out of home care. Yet, there are vastly fewer potential ...
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