Published at Sunday, April 14th, 2019 - 14:33:25 PM. Kids Room. By Halette Legrand.
We didn’t tell many people what we were doing so it was a shock to most when we announced to the world that we were parents all of the sudden. We had our reasons for not telling people what we were doing, mostly we were scared, nervous, and not sure if we would ever actually follow through with being a foster parent.
If you have enough room go ahead and get a crib and a bed. But if you are lacking on space, just go with a twin bed for now. Most agencies will approve you for a baby even if you don’t own a crib. You can keep an unassembled pack and play under the twin bed to hold you over in case you get a call for a baby. If you do get a call for a baby and end up purchasing a crib, buy one that also converts to a toddler bed. Since sheets don’t take up a ton of space in the closet, I’d suggest buying several different sheet sets and a more neutral comforter. When children come in to foster care they have lost all control of everything, and something as small as picking their own new sheets out of the closet may immediately help give them just the tiniest feeling of ownership over a completely foreign room.
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