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Baby Number 7, Depression and our ever-changing family

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You know when something happens in your life that completely shakes you.  Like everything is going just fine, and then your world is rocked.  Forever changed.  Like you can never go back to the person who you were before because of a certain experience/person/place?  Well that is exactly what happened […]

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Navigating the tough questions from your Foster Children

Navigating the tough questions from your foster children There is a lot of tough questions in foster care. Questions from the agency to get approved, questions from friends and family who don’t understand why you would put yourself through this, and most importantly questions from the kids in your care. […]

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Transitioning Home – Reunification in Foster Care

Reunification in foster care is always the ultimate goal. When everyone does their job correctly within the system, this is a happy end goal.  There is joy, yet there is heartbreak. We got news a couple of weeks ago that our boys will be transitioning home at the end of […]

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Preparing a Bedroom for Foster Care.

Foster Care Bedroom When we were in the waiting phases to become foster parents, I scoured the internet for resources.  I did not find much, so I wanted to share with you what I found to be helpful, and what we implemented in creating our room for our foster children. […]

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Screaming in the night – Foster Care

Foster Care Lessons We have had our boys for 4 months today. Officially our longest foster care placement. We have court tomorrow, and we are not sure what the judge will order. Just another unknown. Will they be with us for March break? Will they be able to take the […]

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