What Foster Parents Should Know About Emotional Investment

As foster parents, we have to walk a fine line between being 100% emotionally invested in the kids in our care, but not at all attached to any particular outcome.

When I started writing this article, it was titled, "The Dangers of Optimism in Foster Parenting." As I began to write, though, I realized the problem isn't optimism--which is a good thing, because I am impractically optimistic and I've been failing miserably in my attempts to suppress that. The problem is getting emotionally invested in one specific ending. To read more on this story by Jamie Nestrick Click Here.

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