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Slip-Sliding Away

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”- John Lennon


It’s been a rough week. In foster care, they say that every case has a honeymoon period, and it’s true. 983 more words

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Our Many Plans

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.”

Proverbs 19:21

A few years ago when I was in college, I attended a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting. 249 more words

I'm selfish...

I’m pretty much freaking out about Friday. The permanency hearing to decide the future of our foster babies will start at 9 a.m. that morning and I am seriously not sure at this point if I will make it until then! 184 more words

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For Real?!

I had to discipline my foster daughter for the first time last night and her actual words were, “For Real?!” Technically she isn’t fully in my house yet. 301 more words



About six months ago my family and I decided to embark on the journey of fostering a teenage girl who also happens to be a friend of my middle son. 510 more words


Late night stress

My kids have been competing for attention. It makes me crazy, it’s actually worse with Lil Guy, he doesn’t just want my attention, or Adams, he’s not happy until he has everyone’s attention, and whats more frustrating is he tries to make everyone miserable so we’ll all have to try to make him happy, which is not possible anyways. 221 more words

A neat and tidy ending

I guess I was kind of waiting for one, hoping that I could write that final post that pulled everything together, made it all just fine – the ending that made me (and maybe all of you) optimistic about the future. 495 more words