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making moves

We have officially been in our new home for almost three weeks. All the boxes are unpacked, pictures are hung, and we have added a new addition to our family, a dog. 367 more words


Little Boy Lost: Jonathan's Adoption Story

Jon never figured into our plans to become a family. In reality, he never seemed to fit into anyone’s plans. When the social worker first discussed Phillip and Carl with us, she told us there were four brothers. 3,036 more words

Slowly trucking along

Last weekend we received paperwork from our assigned Family Development Coordinator. It was an introduction and to-do list. The list includes each of us getting 3 references, making a fire escape map, filling out an income sheet, and waiting for the FDC to call us about our first home visit. 342 more words


Foster to Adopt: Belonging

Lately I’ve not been sleeping much. I woke up this morning with visible dark circles under my eyes which forced me to put on makeup that I didn’t have a lot of time to put on. 571 more words


Transitioning Home

Reunification in foster care is always the ultimate goal.  When everyone does their job correctly within the system, this is a happy end goal.

We got news a couple of weeks ago that our boys will be transitioning home at the end of April.   578 more words


Foster kids sometimes might have some baggage but.. Don't We All?

“Who am I to be blind, pretending not to see their needs..”

When my husband married me he knew I’d been through some tough stuff, to keep it simple. 604 more words

My Humble Opinion

Hey All! Wanted to make sure I let you all knowing that I created a new blog, Flores Adoption Adventures, to document the journey my husband and I are on to grow our family. 179 more words