You must have routines…

We would not have gone from surviving to living as foster carers if we had not stuck to routines. Luckily routine is something that comes naturally to me.  It brings so much more freedom to life when you consistently do the same things every day or every week.  It takes the guess work out of…

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Struggling with behaviours…

One of the most difficult challenges to us as foster carers is the seemingly relentless behaviours that we experience with our foster children. I remember the iceberg model in our initial training and pictured below. In theory we know and understand that the child’s behaviours are the ‘tip of the iceberg” and we understand that…

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