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Impressing Minds

Impressing Minds: Know a Foster Child? Learn More. Impress Value!

My goal is to inspire others to be successful, encourage those who are struggling in foster care, and, through you, impress value on the minds of foster children.

Kristen Adkins from Impressing Minds

If you come into contact with foster children in any way - as a teacher, social worker, foster parent, babysitter, coach, neighbor, or principal - then you can impress value in the mind of a child by looking them in the eye and speaking life into them. Look them into the eye and tell them they CAN rise above their current circumstances. Look them into the eye and tell them they are valuable and destined for greatness. If you want to learn more about how children go into foster care, read this:


I offer several opportunities to gain a glimpse into the foster care world. In addition to the blog, I offer education as well. I have an email list where I share EXCELLENT resources. My book is coming soon. I'm excited to share it with you. Check out my available freebies on podia here:

Impressing Minds Stories

There are countless stories of foster children, and others, who have risen above the statistics of poverty, imprisonment, fatherlessness, homelessness, addiction, and violence because of someone who took a moment to impress a thought into their mind that they didn't have to follow the same path that was being modeled to them. Be that person! Be the good Samaritan in a child's life with Impressing Minds

Deuteronomy 6:7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

What issues are you going through? What do you need for your foster parent journey to be successful? I enjoy your comments.

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Impressing Minds is about creating value in the mind of a child through the foster parents. Imagine the mind of a child being made of play-doh, and you are about to make a permanent impression. What type of impression will you make? I will encourage you to make a soft, lasting, affirmative impression in their mind by giving tools to get started fostering, accomplishing a great foster care home, and serving the children in your care. I offer support to you and others fostering. An important element of Impressing Minds is the support that others have given to those in need.


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