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13 October 2014 - Our first appointment with the Foster Care Assessor

After we sent in our application on 1st September, we were contacted end September by the Foster Care Assessor for a first appointment. We went for our first appointment today. 323 more words


Sadie settling in

Sadie loves the kong. And shadows. And lights. And going outside. And chasing the kong. And chewing on the kong. And dinner time. And playing with the kong. 361 more words

German Shepherd


Sadie Lee!

She’s a 2yo, high energy, female German Shepherd. Yes, German Shepherd, not malinois. ;) See, look.

We left Colorado Springs early this morning and picked her up from a doggy daycare near Denver. 478 more words

German Shepherd

Full Disclosure

In my last fostering update I remarked that the whole process had been quite a slow one up to that point.  Apparently that was some kind of incantation, because since then it’s been a whirlwind of activity. 410 more words

An Update

Preparing Our Children for Fostering

In spite of their young ages, we wanted to prepare Giselle and Ebenezer for the fostering experience. Giselle and Ebenezer (especially Ebenezer) are extremely attached to me (Dorcas). 1,058 more words


The whys behind the decision....

I’m a social worker by profession, and what that means is that I see families who are underprivileged, disadvantaged and multi-stressed day in and out. 641 more words


Dear Landlords

I know, I know, I’ve been there, done that. This is my space, deal with it.

Finding an apartment is a miserable, hateful, awful, disgusting, intolerable, nerve wracking, expensive, time consuming, nail biting kind of a thing. 847 more words