My husband and I always said that “someday” we wanted to foster or adopt. When we were challenged by a … More
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When Foster Care Feels Scary.
It is a scary thing to say “yes” to taking in a child you’ve never met and know very little about. When the call comes, and the only thing the voice on the other end knows is the child’s age and gender. Nothing about interests, behaviors, dislikes, personality… no pictures, no stories. Just: “Can you take him?”
It’s the worst blind date scenario.
Foster Care: 10 Things I’ve Learned
There’s a lot I can’t tell you about foster care and the kids who have stayed with us, for privacy’s … More
Foster Care: The Invitation, Part 2
If you read my last post, then you may be a little peeved with me for leaving you hanging. Sorry … More