Foster Parent Survival Kit


Compliments of & kitchenmixgifts

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basket: when you feel like a basket case, take a break & slow your pace
Almond Joy - thanks for adding joy to the life of a foster child
angel - foster parents are heaven-sent
fan - so you can keep your cool when difficult situations arise
toothpick - attitude is everything, so 'pick' a good one
balloon - when you need to blow up, blow this instead
bandaid - to heal hurt feelings
battery - to remind you to recharge your own batteries
bear - you make life 'bear'able for these kids
spider - in 'spider' everything, you continue to open your hearts & your homes to these children
toy car - when you feel 'exhausted' this will keep you rolling along
marbles - when when you have lost yours
crayon - because you color the world with love
duct tape - when you have tried everything, you still have one more option
ear plugs - for the times when you can't hear yourself think
bean - because you've always 'bean' there when we needed you
rose - you rose to the occasion & have taken these children in
gem - what a treasure!
gloves - thanks for lending a hand (sometimes foster parents offer an emergency temporary home)
hugs candy - for when you need a hug
lifesaver - for all the times when you have come to the rescue; in case you get in over your head
mint - we appreciate your commit-'mint'
calculator - I can always count on you for last-minute placements, etc.


Compliments of Liss Burnell 1995-2005

“Digging yourself out of debt when all you have is a spoon!”

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