Transfiguring Adoption awarded this book 5 Hoots out of 5 based on how useful it will be for a foster/adoptive family.
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“What should you expect when you’re expecting to foster? This book is the perfect guide to taking the first critical steps of your fostering journey, explaining what fostering is, how to become a foster carer, and what it takes to thrive as one.
Combining invaluable advice from veteran foster carers, the expertise of the professional network that supports them, and the priceless experiences of foster children themselves, this is the one companion for those considering fostering or who are at the start of their fostering lives.”
Felecia Neil is a foster care alumni who has 12 years of experience working within residential settings and has served as a foster parent for over 5 years. She is currently a much needed asset to the Transfiguring Adoption team where she reviews books and helps to assure the organization considers the perspective of foster youth.
**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.