As DJ was transitioning to his family member’s house a few weeks ago, I got a lot of mixed messages from people. It felt to me like people were approaching it as if my biological child had died suddenly and I would never recover. And this is where I think I need to clarify a … More What Exactly is Foster Care?
If other foster families are anything like I am, it can be hard to ask for help. Even when we desperately need it. If someone does ask me how they can help, I typically either blank and cannot think of anything in the moment, or feel bad asking and end up just saying “we’re good!” … More 10 Practical Ways to Help Foster Families
I know, I know. I’m a terrible blogger. Last you heard from me I was waiting to be approved as a foster parent, and it’s eight months later and I’m on my second placement, who has been with me for almost two months! So here is a quick life update and some lessons I’ve learned … More Fearless, Ferocious, Unreasonable Love
If you know me or have read my blog over the past few years, you know that several years ago the Lord placed a passion for orphan care on my heart, which I believe started when I truly realized the weight of my Dad’s adoption story and was even more accelerated once Joel entered my … More The Unknowable Future at My Doorstep