When kids learn to understand not only their emotions but the emotions of others, they set a foundation of intentional interpersonal interactions for the rest of their lives.
When a family feels overwhelmed or is in a heightened amount of stress, concrete support means they’ll have the resources available, and the knowledge to access them, to help meet their basic needs
It’s all about knowing what to expect and when to expect it from your children so you can create healthy environments for them to grow up in.
Ashley was in and out of foster care growing up. So was her mother. So when the call came, they didn’t hesitate to bring her cousin’s four children into their home.