Category Archives: foster care

Why We Fight

Why do we fight? Why turn our lives upside down for a child we barely know? Why do my wife and I spend days apart? What is the point, if the court’s point is reunification? Why put our other children … Continue reading

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A Phrase. A Scream. A Wink. — A Glimpse of Redemption.

In the span of a few hours on Good Friday, we saw the full spectrum of foster care. And were reminded of redemption. Continue reading

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Toilet Tank Thinking

Let’s talk about the potty, shall we? There are three things the toilet tank should never be.

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3 Reasons I Foster (And Adopted)

Just finished this week’s This Is Us family therapy session. (The best show on TV in years.) There’s a joke in my house that I don’t like to feel the feels. Well, tonight’s episode brought all the feels.

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Sweet Home Alabama

We didn’t know that our trip to Alabama last year was going to be the start of our new foster care journey. In fact, we didn’t know the trip would be one of the most important in our lives. 

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