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therapeutic foster care

This site is intended for foster/adoptive parents of older children. I noticed in the other sites that several moms adopted their children as babies while many of us are loving and caring for severly traumatized older children (over 7 years old). These children have memories of the abuse they suffered, and the healing is ongoing and difficult. This site is for these moms who need a place for support of their difficult situations, and a safe place to vent without judgment.


returning your adopted child??

I have a neighbor that does TFC like us. They adopted a 12 year old girl with issues (of course) 4 years ago. They had also adopted their oldest son, who moved away on his...


Totally Stressed out!

My hubby and I have 6 kiddos. 3 bio, 2 adopted and one TFC. They range in age from 4 year old twins to 18 years old. Our foster son is MR. He is 10 but mentally more along the...


who am I? A mother who loves, totally.

I am a mother, step-mother, foster mother, adoptive mother, and grandmother. Between my husband and myself (we've been together for 20 years), we have 10 children and soon to...