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Best Movies About Kids in Foster Care and Adoption

Best Movies About Kids in Foster Care and Adoption

One of the best ways to talk to children is to use characters in a movie as the discussion starter. Asking kids how they see similarities in their lives and those of the characters in the film can provide insights into how kids see their lives in the foster care...

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Understanding The Do’s And Don’ts of Trauma Care

Understanding The Do’s And Don’ts of Trauma Care

An increasing awareness of the response to trauma has led to more trauma-informed training for foster caregivers, for children in foster care. These caregivers specific do's and don'ts assist children with a history of trauma to adjust to life in a new and strange...

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Choosing the Right School for Your Child

Choosing the Right School for Your Child

It is never easy to choose a school for your child because of the wide range of options available. For some, the type of school matters. A charter school, magnet school, or even a private school are some options. Other parents want to use online public schools or...

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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Arizona Summer Activities

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Arizona Summer Activities

Arizona is a great place to spend the summer, and there are a wealth of kid-friendly activities to enjoy across the state. To get started, here are ten of the top attractions and activities to enjoy with kids, many of which are low or very low cost. 1. Trip to the...

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Join Us In Our Annual AFFCF Backpack Drive

Join Us In Our Annual AFFCF Backpack Drive

Being a child in the foster care system is never easy. There are constant moves to different homes, the need to change schools, and the challenges of being away from people and places you have known for years. While foster care families strive to provide the children...

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Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Play is essential to a child’s development. It helps them build a sense of self-worth as they find out what their abilities and boundaries are. Participating in games also teaches them social skills, which will come in handy in life later. What Play Can Do Encouraging...

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A Message for Future Foster Parents

A Message for Future Foster Parents

In May of 1988, President Ronald Reagan began what has become the recognized celebration of National Foster Care Month in the United States. There are three main focuses for this month, including increasing the awareness of foster care, inspiring people to become more...

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