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Summer Blitz
Summer Blitz

The ‘Summer holidays’ a phrase known to send shivers down the spines of parents across the country. The thought of…

Like my own?
Like my own?

A question that regularly arises between foster carers is – should I treat my foster children as my own? The…

What about me?
What about me?

What about me? This April is Stress Awareness Month, a month to bring public awareness of the causes of stress…

No Time Like the Present
No Time Like the Present

When you hear the word ‘foster carer’ it’s not surprising if you automatically have an idea of what that person…

World Book Day – The Power of Reading
World Book Day – The Power of Reading

Today is World Book Day, a day to celebrate all things books and promote reading.

#WorldBookDay – The Classics
#WorldBookDay – The Classics

As we are celebrating #WorldBookDay we have put together a list of children’s classics.

The Big Debate
The Big Debate

Last week, Sarah Anderson’s story came to the attention of many across the country as she began her fight for…

#AntiBullyingWeek
#AntiBullyingWeek

Bullying unfortunately is something that many of us have faced or are even still facing today. And bullying is something…

Contact
Contact

Last month we retweeted an article about the importance of contact for looked after children by Kevin Williams

New Chapters
New Chapters

It feels as though the summer has flown by as we find ourselves to the end September already! For many…