“Adoption can provide a loving home and stable situation for children who might not have otherwise had one, and can bless parents longing for children with their own to love and care for.”
“I wish I could embrace my 24-year-old self and show her she makes it through to the other side.”
“My quiet, insecure, timid son changed before my eyes.”
“If having soft kids means having kids who know the power behind their words and choose kindness over hate, then let me have soft kids.”
“I used to pick her up so she could do it ‘all by herself’ and sometimes I’d race her to it so I didn’t have to. But here we are, just reaching.”
Adoption is bittersweet, but the pain and trauma can be lessened when appropriate transition plans promoting connection and communication are in place.
“By the time I was thirteen, I had experimented with every illicit drug on the market.”
“Never in my life will I discourage my stepchild’s relationship or bond with her mother, but I will not take a step back from mothering this child when she’s here out of fear of hurting the feelings of grown adults.”
We’ve rounded up some of the best foster parent t-shirts we could find to help you express your love for fostering and the importance of good foster parents in a child’s life.
“It takes a strong foundation to keep moving forward.”