Tag Archives: adoption

My Heros Are Short

My heros are short. They live in my house and eat my food. And that’s perfectly ok! Continue reading

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Support: Fuel For The Journey

Recently, I was part of a conversation with several families on the foster/adoption journey. All mentioned the thing that discouraged them the most was a feeling that they were in this alone. This shouldn’t be. At the least, we should … Continue reading

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Busting the “Rotten Kid” Myth

Years ago when we were starting our foster care journey, a mentor took me in his office and closed the door. “I’m really not understanding why you want to do this,” he said. “Those kids are in care of the … Continue reading

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While We Wait, A Child Is Hurting

Today our license to be foster parents was approved. But as we wait for “the call” its a time to pause and remember. Continue reading

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Five Key Questions Before The Journey

This past year was all about preparation for our family. But, for what? We knew that we’d be welcoming new children into our home. We didn’t know by which path. There are many different avenues to explore on the foster … Continue reading

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