Are You Doing Too Much For Your Child?

“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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How You Can Support Foster Parents

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 Pattersons, Foster “Angels” in Clay County

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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Introducing the Watford Family

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

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

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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Kids First Benefits From Community Bag Purchases

We are excited to share that Kids First of Florida has been selected to be a part of the Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for shoppers to contribute to their local community while supporting the environment. For the month of January, each time a $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at…

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