This week, our Many Faces of Fosters series continues with interviews and stories from foster parents. Find out how Michelle and Bruce are working to help their foster teen transition into adulthood, and read the story of how Andrea and Bruce expanded their family through foster care and adoption.
What motivates someone to welcome a child into their homes and their hearts, knowing that their time together may be temporary? We connected with foster parents, some newly licensed, some who have been licensed for years and discovered that while their circumstances are varied, they all share a common goal—to provide a safe and loving home for a child in need.
Make Your Own Homemade Ice Paints! Just because it’s hot outside doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Keep the kiddos cool and entertained by making your own homemade ice paints and having a watercolor painting party! Materials 1 Pack of Washable Paints Plastic Ice Cube Tray Popsicle Sticks Watercolor Paper Instructions Pour a little…
Play is a great way for parents to monitor developmental milestones. Try one of these activities and track your child’s development milestones in real time!
Summer Reading Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt This weekend try a summer reading scavenger hunt with your little ones! This activity is easy to set up and can help emergent readers make the connection between spoken and written words. Plus, it’s fun! Materials Clipboards Pencils Scavenger Hunt Checklist Printable Instructions Set Up Your Clipboard – Download your…
When Lisa enrolled in Child Crisis Arizona’s Home Visitation Program she found a whole community of support. Read about her experiences in our latest blog!
Home visitation programs are one of parenting’s best kept secrets. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misinformation about home visitation programs that prevent most parents from taking advantage of the help and support they provide. In this blog post we’ve debunked some of the most common myths about home visitation programs.