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“You could come to California.”

For a second, my feet sunk into the hot sand on Venice Beach and the rhythm of the waves threatened to pull me under, into the forbidden reverie. 552 more words

Foster Parenting

Starting Again by John E. Stack

At the end of April, my wife and I placed, Bill, our foster son of almost three years, into his new forever home. It was tough, it was painful, and a big chunk of our hearts went with him. 688 more words


What Adoptive and Foster Parents Can Do When Kids "Out-Stubborn" Them

All my child says when I try to connect with her about adoption is, “You don’t get it.”


Truth be told, parents don’t “get it” because adopted and fostered children look at life in a totally different way. 702 more words


ICYMI: Watch Facebook Live Q&A for Prospective Foster Parents

In case you missed it yesterday, my one-hour Facebook Live broadcast of Q&A for prospective foster parents is available on my Facebook page.

I loved doing this live event and engaging with many of you in real time! 70 more words

Foster Care

The Burning Fear Adoptees and Foster Kids Find Impossible to Quench

We won’t tell you about this fear.

We just live with it…because just maybe it’s true.

The innermost fear of every adopted and fostered person—Is my life a mistake?. 1,445 more words


survival mode.

oh hiiiii. i forgot about this ole blog here.

not really…i just became a foster mama (as i wrote about here before) + my world shifted to foster mama world & i started blogging there. 764 more words