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Foster Kids May Seem Ungrateful But They Are Thankful

Foster Kids May Seem Ungrateful But They Are Thankful

Sometimes foster youth don’t ever say “thank you” until after they’ve grown up and aged forward from foster care. It may not be that they are ungrateful but are unable to show gratitude in the way that’s common for someone their age. You must keep in mind everything your child’s been through and remain patient with them.

Navigating the Holidays as an Interfaith Blended Family

Navigating the Holidays as an Interfaith Blended Family

One thing about having a blended family—whether that’s through adoption or fostering—is that you’ll have to find a balance for almost everything. But it’s more difficult creating a balanced and inclusive holiday season for blended families. So, here are some tips for creating an inclusive holiday experience everyone in your blended family can be happy with. 

Transitioning From Desks To Devices: Exploring Virtual/Remote Work

Transitioning From Desks To Devices: Exploring Virtual/Remote Work

The traditional office environment has changed as rapidly as technology has changed. The brick-and-mortar office environment has evolved into having an employee’s complete office needs in the palm of their hands (i.e. cellphones, laptops, etc.). Seraaj Family Homes, Inc.’s (SFH) Mobile, Alabama region has established itself as a model for remote and virtual working. Read the interview between SFH licensing social worker Ellen Brewer and Shay Stinson, SFH junior content creator, to learn the effects and benefits of working remotely.

Aging Forward

Aging Forward

With preparation and help, youth in foster care should be able to successfully age forward and begin their lives with optimism and hope.

National Adoption Month Q&A With Bobbie Simpson

National Adoption Month Q&A With Bobbie Simpson

Bobbie Simpson is a foster parent with her husband Terry Simpson with Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. They’ve been with the company for about seven years and live in Munford, Alabama. They adopted a sibling duo (their son Jamal and daughter Contrell) through the agency. They also have two biological sons.

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