What Do Foster Children Want In A Foster Parent?


My family has been blessed to have been impacted by so many children who weren’t exactly born into our family, but, loved as if they were. I have two nieces who were adopted by my sister several years ago from foster care. My parents are currently foster parents for two young boys. I don’t know how we got so lucky to have shared our hearts and homes with these wonderful kids.

I sat down recently and talked to my 12-year-old niece who recounted her days in foster care. She had a few placements before moving into my sisters home and remembers her experiences vividly. I asked her what made her foster parents good and what were some things she wished she could have changed.

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