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Why I love being a Foster Mom

I realize that I am early in my journey of being a Foster mom (about 4 weeks into) and that I have heard enough horror stories to give me nightmares about it for a lifetime… but I must say that so far I love being a foster mommy. 564 more words

This Is ME


I don’t think there’s now anyone left on the planet who doesn’t know about the result of fostering panel, but nonetheless I realised that I haven’t yet blogged about it, so just in case anyone has been in space these past two weeks, or wants a more in-depth version of the experience itself, here goes: 1,056 more words


Sadie's Dock Diving Pool Orientation

Sadie has loved the water, for as long as we’ve known her. She attempts to get in the shower with me every time, without fail. She has to take a dip in the lake if we happen to be walking by one.  223 more words

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We Promise...

People get into fostering for a variety of reasons. My husband and I simultaneously felt “the call.” We simply wanted to help children. We didn’t have a clear picture of what that meant. 473 more words

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What I learned as a Foster parent that I wish I had known sooner.

Being a Foster parent has taught me some valuable things about being a parent that I wish I had known sooner when I was in the trenches with my biological children. 739 more words


A Foster Mother's Prayer

For the second time in my life, I find myself “rooming in” with a NICU graduate. It is because I have been down this road before with my own biological daughter I understand the great significance of it. 92 more words

This Is ME

"Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care"

Last night, whilst I was battling with Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, I somehow came across this quote from Jerry Cantrell.

I realised that as much as I dislike writing, and struggle with articulating how I feel (honestly, I just write jibberish) that sharing my adoption story may actually benefit me and those who have been affected by adoption with a view to overcome and understand some of my experiences. 49 more words

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