Fran, a foster mom

“Fran” is a 30-something foster mom who has been a non-kin foster parent for a year and a half at the time she shared her experiences. She has fostered four children, and has one biological child. She and her spouse both work full-time in addition to...

Tina, a foster mom

“Tina” wrote with concerns about how to protect children, from the perspective of a foster parent.  She and her partner sought to be adoptive parents ultimately and were only supposed to receive foster placements that were “high prospect” for adoption, meaning there...