Learning to build positive relationships

Family is a big part of life for Danielle Schmidt, a foster parent (what we call a Parent Therapist) with Quinte Children’s Homes. When Thomas first came into her care, that close family relationship was something he had to adjust to. Then nine years old, Thomas had been in the foster care system for several… Continue reading →

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Parenting Tips for Foster Parents

Patience, flexibility and understanding are traits every foster parent should have, but what specific parenting tips can two long-time caregivers provide? Shannon Banks and Kim Cross have collectively worked with Quinte Children’s Homes for more than 14 years as foster parents, what we call Parent Therapists, caring for many different kids through high points and… Continue reading →