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Compassionate Father, through the intercession of St. Wulfstan, make me meek, that I may love your little children, and bold, that I might defend them.

Living Faith

Emotional Continents

Contrary to the stereotype of the open and chill Californian lifestyle, my very Catholic SoCal family taught me that emotions were largely to be repressed, not discussed.   566 more words

In my heart, they are the same.  When we are awake, they are the same.   We eat.  We play.  We make messes.  We go for walks.  218 more words

Foster Parenting

Foster Parenting: It is not about us, it is about what is best for the child

By a Foster Parent

As a trainer for new foster and adoptive families, I always say, “It is not about us, it is about what is best for the child.”  There are so many tremendous rewards to building relationships with biological families.  668 more words

Child Welfare

Small Moments, Big Strides

It broke with a small pop. At least, it felt broken. I was bending over a low changing table at work. One of my favorite fifth graders was on the table. 518 more words


An interview (about foster care) with Theodore

Theodore is our little early bird. It doesn’t matter that he’s 8 years old, 99% of the time he is the first one awake and out of his room. 471 more words