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Reducing anxiety and improving wellbeing

In this blog Jade Irwin from our Step Up Step Down programme gives some guidance about how to self-regulate and co-regulate with others to reduce anxiety.

Staying safe online by Cathy Glass

When I fostered fourteen year old Stevie, whose story I tell in Finding Stevie, I had a sharp learning in curve in how to keep young people safe online. I learnt a lot and so did Stevie, unfortunately the hard way.

Happy adults - how to think positively

Having blogged for many years about fostering and raising children I have more recently looked at ways in which adults and young people can achieve happiness and contentment.

Happy adults - thinking positively

Having blogged for many years about fostering and raising children I have more recently looked at ways in which adults and young people can achieve happiness and contentment. Last time we looked at taking responsibility for our lives.

When is enough, actually enough?

Are you ready to stop fostering, or have you considered stopping fostering in the past few months? I really do hope not but, it happens. Foster carers, for all sorts of reasons, sometimes decide to stop fostering and move on to other ‘adventures’.

Positive outcomes from taking responsibility

Having blogged for many years about fostering and raising children I have more recently looked at ways in which adults and young people can achieve happiness and contentment.

Holidays and fostering

We all need a break to ‘get away from it all,’ and that’s what holidays are there for.

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