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The Different Types of Foster Care

All families go through bumps in life, some more than others. There is a wide range of factors that cause parents to be unable to care for their own child/children. When this happens, foster kids services like us work closely with the court to...

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The Main Goal of the Foster Care System

Foster care is a temporary arrangement for young children and teens when their parents or primary caregivers are going through a rough patch in life, this could be poverty, substance abuse, physical or mental abuse, and negligence. When a...

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The Best Way to Teach Discipline to Foster Children

Corporal punishment isn’t the best when it comes to teaching discipline to a foster child. These children have likely suffered abuse and neglect in their biological families. However, teaching discipline is also part of raising functional and...

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Making Day One Easier for Your Foster Child

Unlike bringing home a newborn, the first day in a new home isn’t quite as easy for a foster child. There aren’t that many books written about Day 1 to Day X of foster care. Intrinsic Home Care, Inc. is here to offer a few tips on how to...

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Rules Every Foster Parent Must Follow

As a foster parent in Indiana, there are lots of rules and regulations you'll have to follow to foster a child. Some of these rules and regulations may vary in every state. Knowing these rules ahead of time can keep the little one safe and...

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Foster Parenting: Home Safety Requirements to Meet

Your love for children and passionate heart to care for them may not be enough for you to become a foster mom or dad. You also need to pay attention as to whether or not you've met the basic home safety requirements the state has set. Here...

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