Would You Make a Great Mentor to Foster Children? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!

You don’t need a lot of money to make a big difference in the life of a foster child. In fact, donating your time often makes more of an impact! But would you make a great mentor to foster children? Ask yourself these five questions to find out. 1. Do You Enjoy Being Around Children? … Read moreWould You Make a Great Mentor to Foster Children? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!

Building a Resilient Community and Why It Matters

All families face times of stress and difficulty, even in a resilient community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for children, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) stem from things such as: Experiencing violence or abuse Witnessing violence in the home or community Having a family member attempt or die by suicide Substance misuse … Read moreBuilding a Resilient Community and Why It Matters

5 Strategies for Being a Supportive Mentor

Mentors can make a big difference in the life of a child in foster care. When you take on this rewarding and challenging role, one of the most important things you can do is let a child know that you are there for them through all the ups and downs in their daily life. Here … Read more5 Strategies for Being a Supportive Mentor

3 Things to Do Before You Mentor a Foster Child

Mentoring a foster child is a generous and rewarding thing to do. For you and the foster child to have the best experience possible, there are some simple steps you might want to take before you get started. These are 3 ideas for getting prepared for one of the most special experiences of your life … Read more3 Things to Do Before You Mentor a Foster Child