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.
We have found a few tips and tricks to share with families on how to adjust your budgets and schedules and not miss out on the fun! Let your children live and explore this summer. We have all been stuck inside for quite some time. Let’s get outside and see what the world has been up to and how we can find our places in it!
Our PFTs have proven themselves to be the best resource for recruiting other parents to the SFH team. When we give our all to recruiting, retaining, acknowledging, and motivating our current PFTs to recruit other new PFTs, we are working for ourselves and strengthening our own financial futures.
By Shay Stinson Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. is an advocate of nontraditional therapy such as horticulture therapy, play therapy, and animal or pet therapy. Equine therapy, a form of mental health treatment using horses and the bonds created by caring for them which is...
The CEO of Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. (SFH), Abdul Seraaj, is currently making personal visits to some of the agency’s foster parents, as he likes to model the kind of continuous quality improvement practices our employees should practice. The series “Spring 2021 Foster Parent Visits” on our blog give us a look at his field notes for his visitations. Here’s his experience from visiting our foster parent Evelyn Terrell.