A child placed in your home as a foster placement is going to be scared and uncertain about what to expect. They may seem calm, but they aren’t. It’s important that you are warm and welcoming . . . and also that you help them gain their bearings and give them a sense of what to expect. Help them feel safe and comfortable by following these pointers provided by foster mom Kelly Meldrum.
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