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“Good morning Mrs Boccaleone. Could you please come to pre-school? Something have happened and we need to talk to you straight away”. Kindness Of Strangers, Pre School, Talking To You, The Fosters, Morning, Social Media, Shit Happens, Blog, Blogging
The Kindness of Strangers
“Good morning Mrs Boccaleone. Could you please come to pre-school? Something have happened and we need to talk to you straight away”.
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Growing up I often questioned if I was the biological daughter of my parents. I’m sure most people think that at some point in their life, but I had good reasons to be suspicious, or so I thought. Suspicious, Growing Up, Reasons, Adoption, Parents, Daughter, Point, Thoughts
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Growing up I often questioned if I was the biological daughter of my parents. I’m sure most people think that at some point in their life, but I had good reasons to be suspicious, or so I thought.
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It was only 8 days ago when we had to say goodbye to Holly, our foster daughter. It was heartbreaking and bitter. We waved goodbye and we prayed for a happy ever after for her.  Then yesterday the phone rang. Holly Would, Challenging Behaviors, Waves Goodbye, 8 Days, Bitter, Heartbreak, Yesterday, Pray
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It was only 8 days ago when we had to say goodbye to Holly, our foster daughter. It was heartbreaking and bitter. We waved goodbye and we prayed for a happy ever after for her. Then yesterday the phone rang.
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Before we decided to find out more, adoption for me was an obscure and seemingly complicated thing, and it took me years to learn how right I was. Complicated, How To Find Out, Take That, Herbs, Turn Ons, Learning
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Before we decided to find out more, adoption for me was an obscure and seemingly complicated thing, and it took me years to learn how right I was.
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The social worker came to see Holly, our foster daughter, in preparation for the final hearing. She arrived at lunchtime, because trying to follow a routine doesn’t seem to be so important anymore for some. Fostering Children, Foster Care, Lunch Time, Worker, Hearing, Holly, Routine
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The social worker came to see Holly, our foster daughter, in preparation for the final hearing. She arrived at lunchtime, because trying to follow a routine doesn’t seem to be so important anymore for some.
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We had our rough patches as adoptive parents too, but never once did we thought “this is not a life”. When things are hard as a foster parents, you might find yourself saying that on a daily basis. Adoptive Parents, Foster Parenting, Rough, Patches, Finding Yourself, Hard
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We had our rough patches as adoptive parents too, but never once did we thought “this is not a life”. When things are hard as a foster parents, you might find yourself saying that on a daily basis.
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In this article Marcus Clarke reminds us that children removed from their families have to deal with the predicaments of an hard situation, and that there are things we need to be aware of. Real Parents, Adopting A Child, Need This, Wish, Reminder, Parenting
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In this article Marcus Clarke reminds us that children removed from their families have to deal with the predicaments of an hard situation, and that there are things we need to be aware of.
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Roundup, Tales, Foster Care Adoption
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Parenting Techniques, Foster Home, Home Decor Decals, Life, Group, Board
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Because of the enormous responsibility we carry as parents, any challenge to our authority produces an almost instant anger reaction. So, we end up being angry a lot, and lose control altogether. Angry, Fear, No Response, Challenges, Control, Author
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Because of the enormous responsibility we carry as parents, any challenge to our authority produces an almost instant anger reaction. So, we end up being angry a lot, and lose control altogether.
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In his guest article, Marcus Clarke discusses seven common psychological problems in adopted children. Adopted Children, Marcus, Seventh, Psychology, Common, Guest
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In his guest article, Marcus Clarke discusses seven common psychological problems in adopted children.
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The results of Week #31 of our Adoption and Fostering Weekly Roundup are in. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the results delivered directly to your inbox each week! Newsletters, Inbox, Subscribe
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The results of Week #31 of our Adoption and Fostering Weekly Roundup are in. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the results delivered directly to your inbox each week!
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As an adoptive parent, I never realised what foster families go through. Every day. For months. For years. They open up their homes and hearts without notice, without introduction, without prior assessments, without really pondering if they have a “good feeling” about that child. Foster Family, Carer, Open Up, Someone Elses, Assessment, Trauma, Introduction, Feel Good
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As an adoptive parent, I never realised what foster families go through. Every day. For months. For years. They open up their homes and hearts without notice, without introduction, without prior assessments, without really pondering if they have a “good feeling” about that child.
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The results of Week #30 of our Adoption and Fostering Weekly Roundup are in. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the results delivered directly to your inbox each week! 30th, Engagement
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The results of Week #30 of our Adoption and Fostering Weekly Roundup are in. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the results delivered directly to your inbox each week!
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It’s probably our fault at the end, but if we are to be blamed, it shouldn’t be for not trying hard enough. It should be for not speaking up earlier perhaps. Try Harder, Fault, Blame
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It’s probably our fault at the end, but if we are to be blamed, it shouldn’t be for not trying hard enough. It should be for not speaking up earlier perhaps.
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