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Fostering Blog - Why do you want to foster?

Published on: 2015-11-26 11:49:00

This is a question I used to get asked a lot and one that still crops up from time to time. It starts off with yourself; something has sown the idea of opening your home to a child and you start to think about it seriously. With me, it was my previous experience of fostering Tina, who came to me under an informal arrangement with the local authority and her mother.

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Winter in Cambridge – Activities for your family

Published on: 2015-11-25 14:10:00

Unsure what to do with your family in Cambridge this year? We have some tips for you!

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Fostering Blog

Published on: 2015-11-23 16:37:00

You may already be a foster carer, just started exploring the possibility, be part of the way through the assessment process and want to know what you’re getting yourself into or have dropped into the blog because I mentioned the name Channing Tatum and you’re wondering where the celebrity gossip is.

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Anti-bullying week 2015 – Make a noise about bullying

Published on: 2015-11-19 11:12:00

The theme for this years Anti-bullying week is 'Make a noise about bullying'. Find out more and how you can get involved here.

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Happy Diwali!

Published on: 2015-11-11 08:30:00

Diwali, the Festival of Light, is a time for celebration. Find out how our foster carer, Charan and her family celebrate this special time.

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Community at the Colosseum

Published on: 2015-11-04 09:15:00

A fun-filled Halloween at Watford Colosseum encouraged lots of people to talk to us about becoming foster carers. We had a great day, so why not 'read all about it'?!!

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Things to do in Hertfordshire with kids

Published on: 2015-11-03 11:40:00

As the days darken early and the weather becomes unpredictable, finding days out for the kids can become expensive. However, Hertfordshire can provide great days out for children of all ages, some free and others which won’t break the bank.

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Meet our care leavers, Danny and Jenny

Published on: 2015-10-28 10:00:00

Gloomy statistics about the successes of care leavers often leave us feeling quite deflated. However, Danny and Jenny's story are cause for celebration. Two young care leavers who are bucking the trend.

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Keeping Safe on the Scariest Night of the Year!

Published on: 2015-10-26 10:00:00

Halloween and ‘trick or treating’ is the time for dressing up and being scary for fun, without anyone meaning harm to anyone else. But to make sure it stays being fun, you need to pay attention to a few ground rules to keep yourself and others safe from harm.

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Foster Carer Blog

Published on: 2015-09-28 15:05:00

One of our brilliant foster carers has started a blog to share their experience of what fostering is really like.

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