The folly of empowering foster parents

Hands up everyone who has ever said: “I empowered the psychiatrist by valuing him as a member of the professional team.” Anyone? No?   Sounds just weird right, even ridiculous? Because why…


Cultivation: The process of fostering the growth of something. ~   “I firmly believe that every young person has the power within him or her to change the world. It is…

Children Shouldn’t Be Made To Feel Grateful For A Family

We are definitely living in interesting times.   The people have chosen to leave the largest trading union on the planet and leap into the unknown. Presumably in order to take control…

The Extra Mile

Taschan was placed with one of our foster families three years ago. His initial placement was for just over a year in preparation for independence. Three years later; although living independently he…

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20 April 2016 Is the present economic climate an excuse to undermine a professionalism some still struggle to accept?
04 April 2016 In Your Eyes
11 February 2016 For L
28 January 2016 Our First Foster Child
06 August 2015 How One Phone Call Can Change Many Lives
12 June 2015 Who Are You?
27 May 2015 A Sleepless Night
13 February 2015 Is the Children’s Minister Deliberately Harming Children?
05 February 2015 Learning From Each Other
21 January 2015 What A Year
27 November 2014 Guest Blogger: Kathy
05 November 2014 Guest Blogger: Sam
19 September 2014 It’s a shame we don’t like children in these islands of ours
31 July 2014 Is It OK To Compromise Your Beliefs In The Best Interests Of Your Business?
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