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Dear Reader,

Fill in the form, crossing out as appropriate, and send it along with a cheque made payable to ‘Foster Families’, to: Subscriptions, Foster Families, Flat 2, 2a Brook Street, Worcester, WR1 1JB. Name: _____________________________

It’s definitely feeling like Winter already with the long dark nights and cold winds. We’ve got some festive treats for you inside, including some fun decorations you can make with the child or young person in your care. Also in this issue, Nancy Thomas gives her top tips on dealing with attachment disorder, while Janet Blannin advises how to best cure

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bedwetting. And as if all that isn’t enough, there are plenty of competitions to catch your eye too! As always, we love to hear from you, so please send your stories and questions into haveyoursay@fosterfamililes. or post them to our postal address on page 4.

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I hope you enjoy this issue, I know I have! Ceressa Bateman, Editor

Meet the experts... Chris Graham, cookery teacher, shares some fun recipes you can try with the child in your care

Annette Webb, from Simply Fostering, is here as always to answer your questions

Nancy Thomas, Therapeutic Parenting Specialist, gives her top tips on attachment disorder

Janet Blannin, Starr Medical, looks at the best ways to cure bedwetting

Helen White, independent Real Nappy Advisor, shows how using Real Nappies can save you money

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Win a Turbo Buggy from Hauck by entering our competition plus other prizes to be won too

With more languages being spoken in the UK, find out how to help the child in your care

39 Expert Nancy Thomas gives top tips and advice on Attachment Disorder


Photos (from left) : Daniel Zanini H, David Woo

Take a look at this issue’s cover stories

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Super Gran

Win a Turbo Buggy from Hauck!

Attachment Expert Nancy Thomas answers your questions

Bilingual fostering

Fostering a grandson with leukaemia

Super Nan Judy Tonks tells of her grandson’s struggle with leukaemia

Learn their tongue, teach them yours

“Thank you for the fab magazine that arrived this morning! Amazing as ever!” Katie, foster carer


This is not the full version - to read all the articles, subscribe for just £2. The printed copy comes out four times a year, and costs £7 to subscribe for the whole year. The printed copy has no extra adverts, just lots more advice, support, fun and personal articles. Email or subscribe at

Foster Families Winter 2010 Sample  

A sample of our Winter issue... lots of fab articles to enjoy! Attachment advice, tips on overcoming bedwetting, delicious recipes and much...