Tag: foster care

National Foster Care Month :: Spilling the Tea

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May is National Foster Care Month, so when the opportunity arose that I could write about it I was so thrilled. Foster care is...

National Adoption Day :: I Married Into {Adoption}

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When I met the man I would one day marry, the very first thing I noticed about him was just how friendly he is. ...

Foster Care Still Makes Me Cry

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It has been nine months since our last foster placement left our home, and I am still prone to cry about her when I...

My First Week as a Foster Parent :: What I Didn’t...

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We were licensed on a Wednesday afternoon and by Friday night we got the call. A baby boy needed a home, but baby had...

To The Mom Fostering A Child That Comes From A Hard...

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May is National Foster Care Month, a time set aside to acknowledge the foster parents, child advocates, volunteers and organizations who help children in...

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Foster Parent?

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Far and away the most common response I get when telling people the infant in my care is a foster placement is something to...

Joy and Loss: How We Became Foster Parents

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First, we got a license to be a foster care home, and then we "opened" to receive calls for potential placement. We opened at midnight on...

A Q&A On Foster Care: What You Should Know

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Two years ago I was sworn in at my local county court house as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), since that time I...