Foster Moms

Foster Moms have just as much to say as birth moms do. Sometimes, issues that arise with foster children can be more complex as in some cases the children may not have been with you from birth. Let's share our experiences & exchange some ideas.

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I want to become a foster parent/mommy/family!

I have been married for 3 years. I am 21 my husband is 25. We have a child and my pregnancy was a little rough. My recovery was pretty bad too ( I don't remember too much...

Started by Angela on 11/07/2010 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/15/2016 by Brenda

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Foster Mom Here

Hi! My husband & I have been foster parents for almost 3 years. We have had 6 kids total. 5 have gone home. We are adopting the foster child we have now. We also have 3...

Started by Crystal on 11/22/2008 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/15/2016 by Melanie

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Foster children to be adopted

Any advice on how to handle the 2 foster children I have now when they finally find a forever family? I've only had them for 3 months and parental termination should be in a...

Started by Annette on 12/30/2008 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/15/2016 by Lisa

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foster mom vs biological mom.

I have a 5 year old boy in foster care with us...he has been with us for 3 months now and everything is going great!! We are in the process to file papers for permanent foster...

Started by Riekie on 01/25/2010 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/15/2016 by Rebecca

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Don't know what to do!

My husband and I are in the process of adopting a 10 year old boy. He is foster to adopt. We met him in April, he moved in 2 months later. We could not wait for him to come live...

Started by Carlotta on 08/31/2010 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/15/2016 by Bonnie

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Niece

I have a 3 year old niece that was taken away from her mom for being unsafe and is now in foster care. I'm wondering if anyone knows what all I need to do to get my niece out of...

Started by Susan on 07/05/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 07/05/2016 by Susan

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kinship

My step daughter & son in law have kinship of his 3y niece now 1 year later she has left him & taken child & wants him to stay away & never see her she wants his...

Started by Nicole on 02/24/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 02/24/2016 by Ev

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kinship

My step daughter & son in law have kinship of his 3y niece now 1 year later she has left him & taken child & wants him to stay away & never see her she wants his...

Started by Nicole on 02/24/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 02/24/2016 by Nicole

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how many foster kids do you have ?

hi everyone ... my name is els, i live in belgium and i am 36 years old. I have 2 kids of my own, a boy of 12 years and a girl of 7 years. I also have 4 foster kids: 3 girls...

Started by Els on 04/01/2010 in Foster Moms

Last update on 02/17/2016 by Carrie

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Battling with feelings of sending home a child

Hi I am struggling with mixed feelings sending home this 9 y.o. girl who has been with me for 19 months. Now its a time issue with the state, so they want to rush the child...

Started by Vic on 12/02/2014 in Foster Moms

Last update on 12/02/2014 by Vic

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Waiting seems to be the hard part

Back ground checks have been approved, all paper work turned in, and home study completed. How long till the offical phone call saying I am approved to foster children!!! Please...

Started by User on 04/26/2014 in Foster Moms

Last update on 04/26/2014 by User

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Foster Mom

I am in need of a high chair and pull up diapers XL. Please e- mail me if you have these items to donate. I just received a placement. Thank you!

Started by Lucretia on 04/05/2014 in Foster Moms

Last update on 04/05/2014 by Lucretia

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Attachment

I am a new foster mom about to welcome a two year old girl into my home. I am worried about how she will respond to me. She has just been removed from her biological mom. I know...

Started by Jane on 02/18/2014 in Foster Moms

Last update on 03/28/2014 by Jessica

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Relative Placement

Is there anyone on here whose foster children are actually in relative placement?

Started by Nancy on 01/17/2009 in Foster Moms

Last update on 09/17/2013 by Mommy3

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Foster Parent Licensing Taking FOREVER

Hi everyone. I am a foster alumni of Florida and currently undergoing what seems to be a drawn out foster parent licensing process. I know things come in due time, but I just...

Started by Nina on 12/29/2012 in Foster Moms

Last update on 05/28/2013 by Happy

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kinship

My step daughter & son in law have kinship of his 3y niece now 1 year later she has left him & taken child & wants him to stay away & never see her she wants his...

Started by Nicole on 02/24/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 02/24/2016 by Nicole

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Niece

I have a 3 year old niece that was taken away from her mom for being unsafe and is now in foster care. I'm wondering if anyone knows what all I need to do to get my niece out of...

Started by Susan on 07/05/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 07/05/2016 by Susan

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kinship

My step daughter & son in law have kinship of his 3y niece now 1 year later she has left him & taken child & wants him to stay away & never see her she wants his...

Started by Nicole on 02/24/2016 in Foster Moms

Last update on 02/24/2016 by Ev