Feature Stories

Fostering Families Today Feature

Building Credit for Beginners

Building Credit for Beginners by Grace Bithell, MSW, and Rachel Bithell As a case manager for a transitional housing program, Grace Bithell worked with a young man who entered foster care for the fourth time […]


Asked & Answered: Medicine

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. Cold and flu season is in full swing, and you may be struggling to get sick children to take the medicine […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Book & Movie Reviews


by Tori Hope Petersen Tori Hope Peterson was a biracial child shuffled between 12 different foster homes while growing up. She shares her journey through a tumultuous childhood, becoming an All-American track and field athlete […]

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Book & Movie Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Acceptance

by Emi Nietfeld As a homeless teenager writing college essays in her rusty Toyota Corolla, Emi Nietfeld was convinced that the Ivy League was the only escape from her dysfunctional childhood. But upward mobility required […]