Brittany Carman

COVID-19: It Takes a Village

We all know the commonly used phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.” And in many parenting journeys, including mine, this is wholeheartedly true. There are those individuals who support and encourage us as parents, and there are those who contribute to the well-being of our children. Counselors, teachers, coaches, grandparents, aunt and …

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Together We Rise – How to Become a Foster Parent

Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Stark JSF agency lays out what this process looks like and reports that in 2020, the governor made it even easier to foster children who are in need of a loving home.

Together We Rise – The Impact of Fostering and Adopting

The Stark JFS states that currently, there is a great need for both foster and adoptive parents, and an even greater need for foster and adoptive parents who are willing to accept placement of teenagers, special needs children, sibling groups, and minorities. One couple, Lindsay and Kyle Slutz, has responded to this need and speaks …

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