Tag Archives: foster care

Red Tape

Battling with lots of red tape around here at the moment.  Almost two weeks ago Chatterbox got prescribed Ritalin to help her ADHD.  Because she is in foster care it’s not enough that the paediatrician thinks she needs it, we … Continue reading

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Gotcha Day

Before I start I have to apologise for my lack of posts lately.  I have been busy finishing off a 3000 words assignment for uni that was due yesterday – handed it in with 50 minutes to spare!  My semester … Continue reading

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Birthday parties

Giggles’ birthday is in just over a month. He will be turning five.  This will be his third birthday with us and he is only just starting to understand that he can ask for things for his birthday.  I don’t … Continue reading

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“Do they see their parents?” and other questions.

“Do they see their parents?”.  This is generally the first question we get asked once people know that the kids are fostered.  I feel like replying “Yep.  Everyday.  Actually they are seeing them right now” because WE are their parents.  … Continue reading

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There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza

Grumpy and I are doing a course at the moment on reparative parenting.  It’s a pretty full on course for foster and kinship carers.  It covers attachment issues, how these influence behaviours and how to deal with the behaviours.  It’s … Continue reading

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Ultimate Blog Party 2013

  So, I only started my blog a few days ago but I’m already going to a blog party!  If you have come here from the UBP, please leave me a comment! I started this blog to share my experiences … Continue reading

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