Published at Sunday, April 14th, 2019 - 13:55:00 PM. Kids Room. By Chantell Leroux.
First think about what your age range is, and then think about what kids that age might need immediately after arriving (before a shopping trip can happen). The main thing I would say every foster parent should have on hand is extra tooth brushes. That’s a definite for all ages. Combs and brushes. Baby shampoo. Deodorant. Hair detangler is a big one that foster parents often find they need immediately. If you plan to take babies or toddlers, pacifiers and a small pack of diapers in every other size are a good idea to have on hand. If you are open to taking emergency placements you might want to keep a stash of jammies, socks, and underwear in the drawer, although most clothing can be bought quickly, 2AM calls mean no time for shopping.
For a foster child or young person a new placement can be daunting, exciting, nerve-wracking and much more. Before your foster child arrives you will be trying to get as prepared to make the transition as smooth as possible. Preparing the child or young person’s bedroom is a very important part of this and here are a few tips to help you prepare and set up their room.
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