Conference News

2014 TFFA Award Nominations

Posted by on May 17, 2014

Someone always stands out among the rest…Nominate that ‘someone’ today!    Throughout the year we all run across someone that goes that ‘extra’...

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You Need to Know

HONOR that Outstanding Foster Parent/Worker TODAY!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

Someone always stands out among the rest…Nominate that ‘someone’ today!  Throughout the year we all run across someone that goes that ‘extra’ mile for...

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Alerts!

ACTION ALERT:

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014

Call Congress to Pass the Family Connections Grants Now! Concern: Congress is dragging their feet to pass the bipartisan Adoption Incentives reauthorization that had passed the...

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Podcast

Ginny Judson, guest on Dr. John DeGarmo’s Radio Program

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014

Texas’ own, the wonderful Ginny Judson, was a guest on this week’s Foster Talk with Dr. John. If you missed the show, click on the link to listen to the archive...

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Recent Posts

Twitter…What is it? & How does it work?

@TXFosterFamily Getting started with Twitter If you’ve signed up for Twitter and are wondering how to get started or why you’re here, this page is for you. Learn more about the basics of using Twitter here. You can also use this guide, designed to help you dive into Twitter’s wealth of information and find what matters most to you. First things...

HONOR that Outstanding Foster Parent/Worker TODAY!

Someone always stands out among the rest…Nominate that ‘someone’ today!  Throughout the year we all run across someone that goes that ‘extra’ mile for a child or for a family. TFFA wants to honor these outstanding Texans. We just need you to let us know who they are. To nominate someone for one of the Prestigious TFFA Awards,  ...

5 Perfectly Understandable Reasons For Tantrums

Toddlers. They’re sticky. They drip. They mess up our stuff. And they throw temper tantrums for no particular reason. Actually, that last one isn’t true. A lot of their tantrums make perfect sense. Why? Here are five reasons: 1. Rules. Infants get to do pretty much whatever they want, whenever they want. The same cannot be said for toddlers. Toddlers are...

Juvenile Arthritis is One of the Most Common Chronic Illnesses Affecting Children

 Arthritis is a disease that mostly affects older people, right? Not necessarily. Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children. In fact, nearly 300,000 youngsters nationwide have been diagnosed with the disease. The most common symptoms include joint pain, inflammation (swelling), tenderness and stiffness. One early sign may...

Survival Guides for Theme Parks

You may know all about strategy in terms of business dealings, football plays, or getting dinner for ten on the table. But visiting a theme park with your children? This requires another level of brain power. Rule 1: Have a plan. Check out our strategies for getting the most out of your trip and creating memories that go well beyond the thrill of a roller...