Holiday Activities You Can Do With Your Family This Season (And Beyond)

Holiday Activities You Can Do With Your Family This Season (And Beyond)

girl sledding as a holiday activity with her family

The holidays can be overwhelming, and it’s tempting to get lost in your never-ending to-do lists instead of fully living in the moment and focusing on the joy the holiday season can bring. That’s why we’ve put together a list of simple ways you and your foster child can create loving memories together this holiday […]

Finding Support for Foster Children on the Autism Spectrum


At Foster Calgary, we understand each child coming into our care has their own unique story. Sometimes, those stories include being on the autism spectrum. Finding support for fostering a child on the autism spectrum is important for both the child and the family. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental condition that can […]

Tips for Keeping Spirits Bright this Holiday Season


Amid a global pandemic, we all know this holiday season will look different from in the past. We’ve put together a list of our favourite ways to keep spirits bright in your home when you and your foster child and family may not be feeling your usual jolly selves. 1. Build relationships through co-parenting – As […]

Birth sisters reflect on their life as siblings to foster children


Sisters Nora*, 18, and Sammie*, 16, speak candidly with Foster Calgary about their experiences as biological children in a foster family. FC: Your family has been fostering for seven years now. Tell us about your experiences growing up as foster siblings: what were the challenges you faced and what has been an obstacle to overcome? […]