I only have my biological children living at home now; my foster kids are all at college.
If your child is in foster care, the situation can be ever more dire.
This frees you to focus on seeking higher purposes, and to foster increased health and vitality.
Lewis-McChord is certainly not the only military base to foster tragedy.
“It takes a very special kind of person, and nerve, to take on a foster child,” he says.
Meantime the big Mexican, Coy, showed up from somewhere, just as foster had.
And daring you may foster in your hearts as much as we in ours.
When he was quite certain that his foster sister had not returned, he presumed the truth—that she was lost in the forest.
But there was in foster a very genuine aversion to that match.
He had come to-day, partly to have a talk with his friend foster about certain gossip he had heard.
Old English *fostrian "to supply with food, nourish, support," from fostor "food, nourishment, bringing up," from Proto-Germanic *fostrom, from root *foth-/*fod- (see food).
Meaning "to bring up a child with parental care" is from c.1200; that of "to encourage or help grow" is early 13c. of things; 1560s of feelings, ideas, etc. Old English also had the adjective meaning "in the same family but not related," in fostorfæder, etc. Related: Fostered; fostering.