Adoption, Budget

You Don’t Have to be Rich to be a Foster Parent

When people find out that I’m an adoptive mom, or a foster mom, they often tell me that they too have thought about adoption or foster parenting, and then give me the reason that they decided it wasn’t for them.  One of the reasons I hear most often is “We can’t afford it.”.  If you can afford to care for yourself, and the people in your home, you can afford to foster  a child.  Here’s why I believe that.