How Have Foster Parents Impacted Me?

You are going to get a sneak at my journey of the foster homes that impacted me the most. The foster care system has made me who I am today.

by 1 month 1 day ago
Permanency - The cycle

Learning about permanency as an intern in 2010 was what I can only describe as amazing.

by 1 month 4 days ago
How We Can Do Better: Foster Parent Mistakes and Successes

People who are interested in becoming foster parents often want to read perspectives on foster parenting from current foster parents. Youth perspectives can be helpful.

by 1 month 1 week ago
The Ideal Foster Parent

My name is Jessica Determan, I am 19 years old, and I am from southwest Minnesota. I have been in the child welfare system from ages 14 to 18.

by 1 month 2 weeks ago
What Being a Great Foster Parent Looks Like to Me

Foster youth are very diverse individuals because they come from many unique backgrounds and cultures. I personally believe being a foster parent takes a lot of responsibility and patience.

by 1 month 3 weeks ago
Great Foster Parents

There are many attributes that contribute to making a great foster parent, most of which coincide with just being a great parent.

by 1 month 4 weeks ago
My Aunt Lisa

As far as I remember, it was a good day at school. I went to my normal bus stops waiting to be picked up. Instead of my mom picking me up it was a lady who happened to be staying with us.

by 1 month 4 weeks ago
Concern Over the Uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

For many, we wanted to start 2017 on a positive note but since the new year began, we have seen the changes of the new government begin to take effect.

by 7 months 6 days ago

It is that time again. You're going into the big bad world of education and you're not sure if you're ready, if you want it, if it is even worth it. I know the feeling.

by 11 months 2 weeks ago
Blog #5

Wow, life after the internship.... I want to thank all of the staff at Foster Club, it was an amazing experience that I will never forget. I can't believe that I am blogging again haha.

by 12 months 3 days ago


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