Feature Stories

Fostering Families Today Feature

Fulfilling a Dream

By Farrah Mina During her senior year of high school, Madelyne Yang sat down with her counselor to strategize about college applications. Together, the pair identified Augsburg University, a private institution in Minneapolis, as a […]


Connecting, Reconnecting

By Valarie Edwards Documentary filmmaker Yusef Presley was just 5 when he was separated from his sister, 7-year-old Khalia. The two initially entered foster care in the same family, but were later separated. Presley was […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Book & Movie Reviews

But Mommy, Our Last Name Isn’t Foster

— Reviewed by Kim Phagan-Hansel Written by psychotherapist Eshele Williams, “But Mommy, Our Last Name Isn’t Foster” is a kid-friendly introduction to foster care. The book introduces readers to the Ellington family whose young son […]

Book & Movie Reviews

No Sugar-Coating by Jillana Goble

Imagine you’re having coffee with a curious friend who wants to learn more about becoming a foster parent. And being the good friend you are, you decide to share what you’ve learned. That’s where Jillana […]