Skip Nav
Interview With Lively CEO Michelle Cordeiro Grant
F*cking Awesome Females
How This Mom's YOLO Moment Disrupted the $13 Billion Lingerie Industry
Mom's Rant About Red Ribbon Week at School
Viral Videos
Mom's Rant About a Themed Week at Her Kids' School Is the Laugh You Need Today
Jaw-Dropping Then-and-Now Photos of the Twin Sisters Who Gave Birth 15 Minutes Apart

Foster Mom's Facebook Post About Foster Care Struggles

This Foster Mom's Message Is Exactly What Struggling Foster Parents Need to Hear

A foster mom recently shared an encouraging and supportive message both to herself and for anyone struggling in the early stages of fostering a child. On Facebook, the blogger behind Foster the Family wrote, "If you were three days into a new placement, I would know what you needed to hear."

Having been in that exact same position several times, she proceeded to share some helpful reminders for any struggling foster parent who needs them. "I would remind you that in a week he won't seem like a stranger and you won't feel quite so lost. I would remind you that the whole family will find a rhythm and that this chaos isn't the new normal," she said.

"I would remind you that this is all worth it."

As for that stress foster parents might be feeling, she reassuringly added, "I would remind you that the tension in your neck will ease and you'll feel like yourself again soon. I would remind you that all of the appointments and visits and phone calls of the first week are almost done. I would remind you that this is all worth it."

The post has really resonated with people online, receiving over 100 comments and 1,000 reactions on Facebook. In the comments, someone wrote, "I wish I could print this and hang it on my fridge because every new placement you question whether you have got this or not."

Image Source: Foster the Family
From Our Partners
Do Kids Fast During Ramadan?
Should You Put Toddlers in Carriers?
Raising a Sensitive Son
How to Talk to Your Kids About Gun Violence
What's It Like to Be Homeless With Children?
How to Raise a Smart Child
Signs of a Ruptured Eardrum
How to Get Your Kid Ready For School
How to Manage Mom Guilt
Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Partner
How to Have Sex With Kids in the House
Raising Caring Kids
From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds