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April/May Foster Parent Newsletter

Happy Foster Parent Appreciation Month!This month is all about you! We want to give a big thank you to all of our foster parents for loving and caring for children in need. You all do amazing work, and we can’t thank you enough.Celebrating You: Foster Parent Appreciation EventWe are so excited to be a step closer to normal. While we … Continue

February/March 2021 Newsletter

Featured Essential Ingredient: Reason to BeReason to Be creates a sense of purpose or direction for children by ensuring they are connected to family, community and culture. Maintaining a relationship to culture is important for all children as they navigate the world, and is especially important for children of color raised by white parents.Learning about Black hair, Black heroes, Black music and Black culture as a whole is … Continue

December 2020/ January 2021 Newsletter

Featured 7EI: RelationshipFrom the COVID19 pandemic to the difficult conversations about race and of course your personal lives that don’t stop despite the intensity of the past year, we know that 2020 has been long and challenging. At SaintA, our motto this year has been #BetterTogether. Relationships are key to mitigating trauma. Strong relationships help create resilience and shield a child from the … Continue

October/November Newsletter 2020

Featured  7EI: Regulation Regulation is a trauma informed intervention that helps kiddos mange their behavior and emotions. Practices can involve taking a moment for deep breathing and mindfulness or can be full-body activities.The kids may be doing virtual learning, in person, or a hybrid of the two right now. You may be working from home, or back to the office. … Continue

August/September 2020 Newsletter

Featured 7EI: PrevalenceThe past few months have been difficult for everyone. For people of color specifically, we’re seeing how systemic racism makes life even more complicated.People of color are disproportionally affected by COVID19. Black communities were the first to be hit hard. The number of cases in Latino neighborhoods continue to surge. And often, Native Americans aren’t even included in the data.The murders of Black individuals … Continue

June/July Newsletter 2020

Featured 7EI: Perspective shiftAs we move into a new season of adjusting to a new normal, we must continue to remind ourselves to think positively. Although summer won’t look the same without our favorite summer festivals, fairs and waterparks, we can still enjoy family time in safe and exciting ways while continuing to practice social distancing the best we can.For … Continue

April/May 2020 Newsletter

Hello SaintA Foster parent, We’re looking forward to staying connected and keeping you all informed.  Read on for more about caregiver capacity, foster parent shoutouts, training and much more!Featured 7EI This month, we’re talking about Caregiver Capacity. We’re living in a particularly stressful time with COVID-19 and physical distancing.Here’s a gentle reminder to stay focused on meeting your own needs, so that you … Continue