The second part of a blog descibing how alien a new foster family in a new country can be and how that feeling can be overcome with love, teamwork and perseverence.
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I’ve often thought that, for our foster son, coming to live with us must have been like being plucked from his bed and finding himself firmly ensconced on the moon. This is not because we are particularly strange per se but because of all the foreignness we came wrapped in.
Our regular blogger Lucy Stevens wrote this poem after being inspired by one of her fostering service's foster carers who she says is doing amazing work
Lucy Stevens is a regular blogger and staff member at Eastern Fostering Services. Lucy has written about her journey from embarking on become a foster carer, through her approval, to her current situation caring for an unaccompanied asylum seeking teenager.