Providing resources and support for foster and adoptive families.
Ashle' Taylor's Collection provides foster parents with all-natural hair products, tips for maintaining healthy hair, along with a video series that serves as a visual guide for styling your child's natural hair!
“If you don't support Black Women, Black Businesses, and Black Nonprofits, then why are you fostering and adopting Black children?” - Kevinee Gilmore
Our Welcome Book is one of the first things we show new placements when they come to our home. We keep it near the Yes! Basket on their bedside table, and we typically read it together right after the social worker leaves while the child eats a snack.
So, this may be a rough post to read through for some people, but I think it's necessary if you're a prospective (or new) foster parent. This is real, and I think it's important to have the skills as a parent to work through this.
A huge majority of our kids in care have some sort of food insecurity issues. Whether it's starving, hoarding, or gorging themselves on food- this has been so common with many of the babes who walk through our door.
One of the questions I’m regularly asked is how I prepare our bedrooms for new placements. We take in kids ages 0-18, any gender- so our rooms need to be versatile. It's not impossible that one day we'll have a 13-month-old baby, and then two days later 3 sisters are coming to stay with us.
Hi! I'm Sara! I'm a foster mom to many and an adoptive mom to our two sons. I work as a trainer for prospective foster parents, and feel passionate about doing my part to reform the child welfare system.
Why is foster care important? Who can become a foster parent? What different types of foster care are there? Are there any other ways to help?
Cute snapshots and a short video of our sons highly anticipated adoption.