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.


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


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


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



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


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


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


Pity party of one.. your table is ready

I think many of you know my story.... licensed for foster/adoption since September 2010. Now it is June of 2011. My partner and I tried to have a family on our luck....

Started by Wigrrl on 06/23/2011 in Foster Moms

Last update on 04/24/2013 by Bonnie


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 04/24/2013 by Bonnie


I need Help

I am helping a friend search for her great niece Cera Drake who is now 18. She was placed into the Indiana State Adoption Center at the age of 9 i believe. Anyways we found her...

Started by User on 03/20/2013 in Foster Moms

Last update on 03/20/2013 by User


Fostering drug addicted infants?

Hi We are going to foster a medically fragile infant. I'm not sure what to expect. What are long term effects the child may suffer from if exposed to drugs?

Started by Michelle on 04/29/2012 in Foster Moms

Last update on 10/16/2012 by Brenda


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 09/11/2012 by Brenda


BRAND new foster parent

So when I say BRAND new, I mean since Monday. She's not even a "foster" child. She is a friend of my step sons that needed a place to go. i'm not sure if that even qualifies...

Started by Sherri on 09/08/2011 in Foster Moms

Last update on 08/26/2012 by Bonita