Relieving the Stress of Court Dates

Any foster parent knows that court appearances can be a huge point of anxiety for older foster children. For those who are unfamiliar with the foster care system – no, we are not talking about juvenile delinquents. The young teen has broken no law; but their parent or guardian did something in the past that
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Freezer Meal Magic

“It is like magic and I love it!”   That statement, made by Home Parent Mom in The Hubbell Home, Violeta Douce, could easily be the reaction of any mom who’s only work in serving a home cooked meal on a busy day involved opening her freezer and oven doors!   
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We Miss You, Mr. Simpson

“What an amazing legacy he has left for this community.” ~~Rachel Howell, Coyote Hill Therapist.   On September 28, 2017, a beloved Harrisburg teacher and coach, Brian Simpson, passed away as the result of a tragic auto accident.
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Parenting Resources

Our staff has compiled a list of resources for those of you who open your hearts and homes to care for a child with a difficult past.
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Inside Out – Helping Our Children with Emotions

It’s not our job to promote movies, but when one comes along that so creatively depicts a child’s emotions and how the child’s memories are impacted by those emotions, then it’s hard for us not to notice. Disney/Pixar’s new Inside Out movie does a fantastic job of taking us inside the mind of an eleven year old
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ReMoved Films – Our Response

“My past, my story is not my fault. And it doesn’t have to define my future.” Last month our staff got together to watch ReMoved part 1 and 2. In an effort to celebrate Foster Care Month and brainstorm ideas of how to shine more light into our system, we discussed our thoughts and reactions
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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

God made children amazing, in so many ways. One of those ways involves their ability to adapt and cope, in spite of difficult circumstances. One of our young boys latched onto a rather unique, but effective and fun way of coping and processing. After arriving at Coyote Hill, he collected a variety of stuffed bears
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Courageous Parenting

An encouraging word from one of our staff members, Amy Kingery… “Recently, I listened to a radio broadcast about parenting. One of the many points that stuck out to me was that sometimes parents have to love their kids enough to let them go and let them take chances.
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.