Entries by James CLeary

Mum: ‘I’m going to be a foster carer!’ Me: ….’What does that mean?’

Fostering doesn’t only change the lives of children in care, it also affects the lives of the foster carers birth children.  Princess’ mum became a foster carer, this is her story. When I was 16 I didn’t care about much else but hanging out with my friends and family, listening to music, animals and beating […]

Haven a Wonderful Time in Hastings

You can keep Malaga, a family summer holiday in the UK still has it’s charms! This year, me, my husband and our foster child explored the wonders of Combe Haven in Hastings along with many other GLF Carers. For the purpose of this blog the foster child’s name has been changed. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 24th July […]

Men Who Foster

Hello, my name is Asrat, I’m a male foster carer, when I became a carer I told my youngest brother about it and he said to me, when he thinks of fostering, older women or elderly retired couple come to his mind but he never thought younger single men would be interested or involved. I think these […]