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Can anyone here speak to the experience of being a foster parent?

Asked by kevbo (25634points) May 6th, 2008 from iPhone

I’d like to know what it’s like. Pros and cons. Also, what are the requirements? Thanks.

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delirium's avatar

If you want to PM me, kev… my SO’s parents had foster kids for a loooong time when he was growing up, and still have ‘em on and off now. I can talk to him for you and get you some specifics.

kevbo's avatar

Thanks. I will.

Brenna_o's avatar

Its hard on the whole family at times. My Mom did it for a while and the kids she had would bite us, smack us, spit on Her an my Dad then cry cause they had to sit in the corner. The one thing my Parents complained about is how hard it was to get licensed to be a foster parent. It took like 3 Months. But it does take patience from the whole family and understanding.

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