Pages tagged with Foster Family

Points out the flaws in our current foster care system, mainly the issue of kids aging out of a broken system
The natural defense systems within us, come on at an early age. Here is my witness of a child building walls to protect her tender heart.
Liza was the eldest daughter in my foster family. She was a twenty -year- old mature and confident girl who took good care of the family and younger children. Her marriage and departure has formed a vacuum in the family which is difficult to be filled.
Ten years ago I joined a foster care organization, Familiaindia, as a foster parent. As the children grew up under my care, I grew up as a foster father.
Sometimes, I look at my ten-year-old foster son Rahul's face and walk into his mind. In spite of my caring efforts I can't do away with some of his traumas and fears.
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