Our May 29th virtual event provided new insight to the situation of some foster kids. We were shocked to learn that some kids come from biological families that are so poor that they have never been to McDonald’s.
We had a very successful first virtual meeting on May 19, 2021 between prospective foster parents and foster care professionals. Some of the parents had a lot of knowledge about foster parenting and had new questions that sparked spirited discussion. One of the questions was between authoritative and authoritarian parenting.
It’s easy to imagine that a child who goes into foster care is different from a child who is in a normal stable biological family home. Just because of the instability at home. A trivial example, that our kind reader would recognize, is that a predictable cup of coffee in the morning gives a lot of comfort . Drinking a cup of coffee from a favorite cup adds to comfort, some of our friends tell us. Contrast such mundane comforts to the needs of traditional vs. therapeutic foster kids.
Our Foster care digital outreach story starts back in 2015. StratoServe LLC founder Dr. Subroto Roy , a Marketing Professor in Connecticut, was invited to present a workshop on “Getting found on Google” at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, Connecticut. There were 3-4 Foster Care Recruitment Specialists in attendance. These ladies showed great interest inContinue reading “Why StartFosterCare.Org? Our Story..”