We can rarely change the situations that lead children into care. But we can do a lot to affect the life they will have after foster care by improving the quality of life they have while in foster care.
The basic concept of sleep hygiene applies to everyone, but what sleep hygiene looks like for everyone can vary. Test different adjustments to find out what helps you sleep the best.
Recruiting Foster Parents As a child-placing agency, the search for quality foster parents never ends. The need for quality homes for children that are experiencing foster care is increasing every year due to various circumstances. Although we wish this statistic...
When your only weapon to fight trauma and stigma is love, you fight hard and become a pretty intuitive warrior. We experienced this love at The Grandma Home House Retreat on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at our annual fellowship for National Foster Care Month. Love is the...
As an agency that works with youth with traumatic and abusive pasts, we train our foster parents in the proper ways to discipline children. As April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’re here to discuss this further.
Parents are notoriously guilty of losing themselves in the role of parenting, in the act of constantly putting others before themselves. We honor all parents who are taking care of the ones they love. Because parents are the ultimate caretakers, they might be the least aware of when they’re approaching burnout. It’s easy to get caught up in the routines and schedules of your little ones—even the lives of your adult children. But when we practice self-care, we’re improving the care we’re able to give others and increasing our genuine joy in doing so.
Food is a topic we can all relate to, whether it’s the love of eating or the struggle to eat healthier. Because March is National Nutrition Month, our focus at Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. is how to combat childhood obesity, address food-related trauma, and help our...
John Stamps was a pioneer of the wraparound service delivery method, which symbolizes wrapping a child/family with support and services to ensure a safe, stable, and nurturing home environment.
Nasira is continuing a legacy of giving and not waiting for the opportunity for charity but creating the door to charity.
The act of mothering is a balance of love, hope, and choices. When needed there is support for mothers that send the rallying call for rebuilding the bridges to their connections and accepting life’s challenges. Grace is there. Here’s a story about a remarkable woman and her journey of mothering a child with complex needs.