Not every foster carer can say they watched their foster daughter being born.
The couple have been fostering children from around the NT for over 10 years.
Bees Creek couple were daunted but not put off giving two year old special needs twins a home.
Being a foster carer is walking side by side with the child/young person for a short or longer time while they journey through a difficult time of thei rlives. It is challenging and rewarding.
It’s not often a foster child gets to go to Disneyland. But if the Koop family of Alice Springs is going, that means their six-year-old foster-daughter is too.
The mother of two first signed up to become a foster carer in 2000 after a young girl confided in her about being sexually abused by a relative.
Falling for the relaxed, tropical lifestyle of the Top End was easy, but it was winning the hearts of two little vulnerable girls that was the hardest and “best thing” they have ever done.