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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



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By Olivia — Aug 22, 2018

Perhaps there was a brief period in which your pictures would be up there? I found no information on the website about it, but you could contact Heart Gallery Alabama directly at info@HeartGalleryAlabama.com or call (205) 445-1293, to know why your profile was removed.

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By shannonsymonds — Jul 27, 2018

Are you thinking for Mother's day, or for May in general. 

1. Pick a mother figure, sibling who takes that place, person you see as important male or female and bake them cookies, make a card, or just say thank you for what you do for me.

2. May 1st, pick May flowers and make little boquets. (Be sure to ask permission to... Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Jul 27, 2018
This is a great question. I am concerned that you didn't get an answer. Would you like us to reach out to All-Stars and ask about some of their experiences. Yes - there are other youth in care who are parents. Shannon outreach@fosterclub.com Read more