Are You Doing Too Much For Your Child?

By January 4, 2021 0 Comments

“Overparenting” Can Delay Independence Who doesn’t want to be an awesome parent? But, when does being an awesome mom or dad cross over to just doing too much for your child? As parents, we are hard-wired to take care of our child’s every need. Over-functioning parents can possibly raise under-functioning children. The key to raising…

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Remote Learning or Returning to the Classroom? – How to Prepare Your Child

By August 25, 2020 0 Comments

Starting back to school in the middle of a pandemic can create anxiety and fear for parents and kids. Your child may be confused and even tired of dealing with the unknown. Let’s face it – kids and parents both want life to be somewhat normal again. School is so much more than reading, writing,…

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You’re Talking to Your Parents About COVID-19. But Are They Listening?

By July 24, 2020 0 Comments

We can all agree that navigating the COVID-19 landscape can be frustrating and scary. Everyone is worried about family members, especially if they are older. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people with chronic health conditions are among those at high risk for serious illness. What do you…

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Meet The Pattersons, Foster “Angels” in Clay County

By February 14, 2020 0 Comments

Lynda and Bob Patterson are one of our veteran homes that we refer to as “Angels of Clay County”. Lynda and Bob have a special niche in the world of Foster Care as they take infants into their home. As you can imagine infants come with tireless nights, sometimes withdrawals from an array of substance…

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How You Can Support Foster Parents

By February 14, 2020 1 Comment

Not everyone can become a foster parent, but everyone can do things to help support the families in our community that are fostering children. Local families, individuals and businesses can all do their part to help out these children and the generous families that are caring for them in foster care. Here are a few…

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Meet The Marshall Family

By February 13, 2020 0 Comments

Introducing Our Local Foster Families During Foster Family Appreciation Week The Marshalls were licensed recently but have jumped right into the role as a Foster Parent! Each child in their home is welcomed with open arms and their well-being is top priority. The Marshalls do whatever it takes to create a sense of normalcy for…

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Introducing the Watford Family

By February 12, 2020 0 Comments

Veteran Foster Parents Celebrated During Foster Family Appreciation Week Tracy and Craig Watford are among our veteran Foster Parents, who is also provide a medical foster home. They have been caring for children for over 20 years! Tracy serves as an unofficial support to our other foster homes and offers a plethora of information.  Tracy…

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Introducing the Mosby Family

By February 11, 2020 0 Comments

Celebrating Kids First Foster Families All Week Long Heidi and James Mosby have done an amazing job co-parenting with the biological parents to a child who recently went through reunification. They worked so well with the parents that Heidi was deemed as a safety monitor so the child could go back in the home. Neither…

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Meet The Supinsky Family

By February 10, 2020 0 Comments

Clay County Foster Family Celebrated During Foster Family Appreciation Week The Supinskys were licensed in November 2019, and it didn’t take any time for them to be at full capacity! They have welcomed a large sibling group and pre-teen into their home, which most would have turned away. Even with the challenges placed in front…

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