Working Foster Parent: Tips for Survival

Shared blog by FosterMama

At Hope’s Promise, we want to provide our amazing foster parents (and potential foster parents) with as many resources as possible so that they feel supported and cared for. This blog is full of great ideas for working foster parents.

When we first considered becoming foster parents, I joined foster Facebook groups to learn everything I could about the process. I quickly noticed that many foster families have a stay-at-home parent. I did worry a bit—my career is important to me and I wasn’t really willing to give it up. Plus, it would not make financial sense for me to leave my job. Similarly, my husband had recently graduated with his Doctorate so he was also not at a point where he would be up for staying home full-time. So could we do it with two careers?

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