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By passportcinnamon — Oct 31, 2018


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By passportcinnamon — Oct 31, 2018


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By Jordan McEwan — Oct 12, 2018

I found respite more relaxing than some of my carers on occasion, they seem more laid back as they are only there short term. Just see it as a distant family friend and your meeting for the first time, anything to make you feel more comfortable around them, I'm sure they will be nice. Keep posted on here plenty of us here if you need us., good... Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Oct 8, 2018

I would add take your phone contacts with you. Take comfort items. I hope it is an positive experience. Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Oct 8, 2018

Hi,

I agree don't give up. You can also reach out and create permenance in your life with people who may not be prepared to adopt but ARE prepared to be there for you permenantly. This is on FosterClub's website. Check it out. 

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By Jennygirl — Sep 25, 2018

My husband's parents are my parents now-- so I have them as a family. There are many people like me who would like to foster/adopt older youth-- however, I am in college now, so I am usually studying or working. BORING PARENT alert! Getting involved in community events , sports, church, etc. can at least give you adults that will be supportive... Read more



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By bd5402 — Sep 21, 2018

Honestly, respite isn't really that hard to prepare for. Make sure you pack all of the essentials and stuff, but other than that it should be pretty easy going and then you get to go back to your permanent placement. Read more