Stupid foster care stereotype #1

Sometimes it really makes me mad when I hear people make blanket statements  about foster or adoptive parents.  Such as the popular, “Most foster  parents only do it for the money.”  I don’t know who started this rumor,  but I wish they could really see the inside reality of what foster parenting is  like.  Don’t get me wrong, I know there are a few lousy foster parents who  take in five or ten foster kids and then lock them in cages or closets just so  they can collect all the money, but those foster parents are few and far  between.

For the majority of us foster parents, taking in a foster child is almost a  24 hour job.  If you take in a child that isn’t in school yet, it is  definitely a 24 hour job…

Continue reading on Examiner.com: Doing it just for the money? – Dayton Adoptive Families | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/adoptive-families-in-dayton/doing-it-just-for-the-money?fb_comment=33009086#ixzz1M4Xuyp00

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