With it being Self Care Awareness Month, it’s a good time to remind us to check in and ask ourselves very personal but necessary questions. Am I happy today?Am I thankful?Am I ignoring any physical changes that need to be addressed?Am I practicing my own advice?Am I on-the-go so much that I just need a break?Do

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So you’re curious about getting involved in Foster Care, but not sure you and your family are ready to commit to full-time Fostering?  Respite care is a wonderful way to test the waters and can be a HUGE help to both the Foster Parents and Foster Kids in your community!Respite Care is being available to

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The phrase, “Kids say the darndest things,” is usually followed by some pretty hilarious tales that leave some listeners laughing while others are flush with embarrassment. Children are naturally inquisitive. Therefore, we tend to expect their brutal honesty and awkwardly timed questions. As adults, we too are faced with new situations and experiences that are

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How to Throw a Welcome Shower for a Recently Adopted Child Most of us have attended a baby shower in the past — a special party that both celebrates the upcoming birth of a child and provides a way for friends and family to “shower” the new parents with things they will need in the

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Do you have a friend, coworker or family member who recently adopted? Wondering how to best support them as they settle into their newly expanded family life? So often, local and not-so-local friends wonder what they can do when a new adoptive family arrives home. Well, wonder no further, because here are adoptive family-approved ideas:

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More and more people are feeling drawn to adoption, foster care, and other opportunities supporting orphaned and vulnerable children. Whether you are a church, nonprofit organization, business, individual, school, homeschool group, parent support group, civic or community organization — everyone has varying skill sets, resources and experiences to share.  Most people understand why to get

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Over the last 10 years, Project 143 has been an orphan hosting program serving vulnerable children around the world.  Our name was inspired by the 143,000,000 orphans in the world at the time.  While we began as a hosting organization, we have worked to serve children and caregivers around the world as well as serve

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Wondering how to best support a friend or family member who has signed up to host an orphan in their home? Often times, a host family’s local community, church or small group really WANTS to help but just isn’t sure how. Keep reading for our TOP TEN ways to support an orphan host family. 1.

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