Many of the children who come into foster care have never had regular mealtimes, sat at a dining table, or know how to use cutlery. As foster carers we appreciate mealtimes are important, but why?
Good afternoon members. I hope you’re looking forward to the Bank Holiday weekend. Some of you might be wracking your brains to find things to do to entertain the family. If this describes how you’re feeling right now, check out the discounts our members get on top attractions.
This month’s blog begins with a quick look back to a busy end to the last financial year.
Good afternoon members, hope you've all recovered from the Easter break and have been able to enjoy the sunny weather many parts of the country are experiencing.
Since the publication of my most recent book, Saving Danny, in which I used a number of strategies for managing Danny’s behaviour, including the closed choice, I have received many emails from readers saying they’d tried the closed choice and were amazed at how successful it was.
Welcome to the third edition of our Head, Heart, Hands newsletter.
Having recently started work at The Fostering Network, and being a foster carer, I’m keen to understand the role that social pedagogy can play in improving the lives of young people in foster care. Here are three of my early reflections on the impact of Head, Heart, Hands.
The extended Bank Holiday is about to begin and many of you will already be enjoying the school Easter break.
A number of news stories have hit the fostering headlines since my last blog.
Good afternoon all! Hope you can lend your insight and experience and help the community members who have posted below.