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Healthy Attachment

My son’s last day of school was more than a week ago. On the 7th, I was there for his end of year awards, which I shared about, … 640 more words

Foster Care


Open. This word means so much more to me today than what those four seemingly insignificant letters might suggest. As of now, we are officially open and accepting foster children. 290 more words


The Beauty Of Adoption

Birthdays. We all have them and if we’re lucky and blessed, we will be given a good number of them as we spend our days on this earth.  1,993 more words

Childless? Have You Considered Adopting a Foster Child?

People often suggest adoption as an option for those of us who can’t have children for whatever reason. They don’t realize that it’s a long hard process, that some of us don’t want somebody else’s child, and that partners opposed to biological parenthood aren’t likely to want to adopt children either. 560 more words


Somebody Cares

Somebody Cares, written by Susan Farber Straus, PhD, and illustrated by Claire Key

The book is subtitled “a guide for kids who have experienced neglect” and the author does an excellent, accurate, and engaging job explaining what a child living in an environment of neglect may be feeling. 306 more words

Books For Kids

The Christmas Surprise - Foster Care Style

The great Christmas pie mishap of 2017 was the most wonderful disaster.

On Christmas Eve I was falling behind in Christmas cooking, so I bought a pre-baked pie crust and I prepped the pie filling, deciding I’d finish it off on Christmas morning before heading to Grandma’s for the big meal. 492 more words

Day One.

We have some big, exciting news we would like to share with everyone: our family is going to be growing soon! No, we are not pregnant. 986 more words