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Understanding the different types of foster care

Understanding the different types of foster care

Contrary to most people’s understanding, there are various different types of foster care placements. When I was younger I always said to myself, if I couldn't have children I would be a foster carer. They make such a difference to children's lives and give them a better start in life. The different types of placement we organise are listed below. The differing types of foster care placement, suit different foster carers. It can be useful to have a good understanding of these different placements so that you can ensure a good match between you, your availability and resources, and the child’s needs.VIEW the POST

How to get in to Fostering

How to get in to Fostering

By choosing to foster through FCA Scotland, you will both change lives for the better, and experience the immense rewards that fostering can bring. It’s an exciting time. However, I also understand that it can be daunting and you’ll need to find out more, before making any decisions. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding fostering: VIEW the POST

Some helpful tips if you’re considering fostering

I have often considering fostering, before I had children and as they’ve got older. Being able to help a little child get support in the start of their journey, to me, feels like the most courageous thing anyone can do. One of the common concerns that would-be foster carers talk about is money. It’s a taboo subject in society as a whole. However, for foster carers, it can be an even greater minefield. It is vital that prospective foster carers realise that foster caring is a paid profession. You will be financially supported to ensure that you can provide a good level of care and support to the children you foster.

5 Important tips on finalising child support

5 Important tips on finalising child support

Getting child support is a bit tricky, from what I have heard. It requires careful deliberation and perseverance because you'll most probably be going through challenging rounds of negotiation with your partner to settle the adjusted level of support for your kid. There are a plethora of different factors you need to consider including your income, your partner's earnings, the kid's changing activities and varied needs along with the state's specific requirements. As a parent, you might find it an uphill mission but if you use my tips you can avoid complications and unnecessary stress. Here is some information that was given to me which I found to be helpful tips: VIEW the POST

A guide to helping your children cope with life changes

A guide to helping your children cope with life changes

Changes in life happen all the time. Some of them are positive, while others can have bigger, more negative impacts. When you have children in your life, these changes can become a whole new issue. Death, divorce, and moving house can all seem like the end of their world, even when it’s not. It can be tricky to help your children when you are experiencing the same changes, but not impossible. Having clear and trusted tips to turn to means you can build a great model for helping your children cope with life changes. Though there are many you can use, there are a few which offer the most help in hard times. VIEW the POST

3 Ways to be there for your family during hard times

Every family goes through hard times and during these moments; they’re likely to need your support the most. Whether it’s your partner, children, siblings or extended family, there are ways that you can show them the love and support they need to make the difficult times a little easier. It could mean making them a cup of tea every morning, sending them motivational quotes, or letting them know that you’re there to help with anything they need. In case you and your family are going through a difficult time at the moment, this article is going to explore a few ways that you can be there for them.