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A Willing Heart

Every  birthday, from the time I was very small, I waited at the door for my father, until the candles would burn down almost too small, and he never came.

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New kids + new workers = better experience

Pretty  much any adult knows that in the workplace, WHO you work with can make all the difference. Some workers are good at their jobs, some aren’t. 380 more words

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I'm Growing Up

So still on the topic of foster parenting. I know there will be a lot of grief from a lot of people because they will not agree with someone who has bipolar disorder becoming licensed as a care giver. 181 more words


Some days God gives you glimpses of growth. It seems that often I am straining to see the tiniest morsel of growth and celebrating it. Tonight God graced me to see a full flower of growth before my eyes- what wonderful gifts God gives us. 458 more words

A Room for Baby… or Whoever Arrives Next - Part 2

Yesterday I moved some furniture around to start pulling this room together. The baby side is pretty much set. I am going to sell the green dresser and move Ali’s vintage mid-century modern dresser in here just as soon as we get a bigger dresser for her room. 301 more words


ten tips for new foster parents (or those who might be thinking about it)

I get questions about fostering on a pretty regular basis. People are curious, or they’re thinking about it, or they are in it and wonder if they should be. 2,163 more words


Where Did That Come From?

I was chatting with my best friend at work the other day and she reminded me of this story from when we had our foster sons. 133 more words