From The Spruce
By CARRIE CRAFT
This article is an honest look at the pros and cons of fostering and or adopting from foster care. Remembering that the children in the foster care system are usually in state's custody for reasons beyond their control – usually abuse and neglect. These issues have an impact on a child's behavior as well as on their mental state. Being prepared and knowing that these issues can be brought into your foster home is key to a successful transition for the foster child and your own children.