Tonight I will attend the Jr High graduation of my second child.
For me, this marks the ending of the time in her life when I can try and convince myself that she is still a child. 853 more words
As I exited the foster-care system, one thing that would have helped me is having the opportunity to take classes on living independently.
I was enrolled in the state’s Independent Living Program (ILP), but it didn’t prepare me to be on my own — to understand bills or function in my own apartment. 517 more words
Let’s start by saying this. There are no emotions that you should feel guilty about. We’re all human beings with a variety of life experiences, and we have a variety of reactions to the things that happen in our lives. 687 more words