Reunification & Timeline

Yesterday we said goodbye to our first placement as he reunified with his mom after two years in care. He was a sweet and incredible boy full of joy. He was an easy placement and a wonderful beginning for our foster care journey. We were so blessed to be able to spend his last day… Continue reading Reunification & Timeline

What is Foster Care?

I can't believe I haven't written about this yet! Many of my readers are foster-families so explaining what foster care is didn't even cross my mind. The short version? The role of foster parents is to love and care for a child who has been removed from their biological family until the child can be… Continue reading What is Foster Care?

Progress

This post was inspired by my sweet foster momma friend who just started her own blog! Check it out http://parentingintheunknown.com/ and while you're at it follow her on Instagram. The inspiration came from her FB status where she wrote about where her foster littles were at when they came to her and where they are… Continue reading Progress

Let People Wonder

I'm an over-explainer. I feel if I don't clarify something then the person I'm talking to wont truly understand. It's a fear of being misunderstood. I'm learning to let that go through fostering. I think I'm most self-conscious when I'm disciplining our little one. Will they (aka people I don't know and will never talk… Continue reading Let People Wonder