So, what the heck is kinship care? Well, it's when a child is taken care of by a family member other than their parents. Yep, it's like when Aunt Mae and Uncle Ben steps in to raise Peter Parker as his primary caregivers. It's all about keeping the family ties strong and providing a safe and loving home for kids who need it; and of course teaching them all about, "with great power, comes great responsibilities". Okay, you get it.
Now, why does kinship care come into the picture? There can be various reasons. Sometimes, parents face difficulties like illness, addiction, or financial struggles that make it challenging for them to care for their children. In these situations, the extended family—the heroes of the story—come to the rescue.
Think about it. Relative's already know the family traditions, the inside jokes, and