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Fireproof

Back during my writing hiatus around the holidays, we completed one of the critical steps in the approval process: The Fire Inspection. We live in a large county with many municipalities and large swaths that are governed by county government. … Continue reading

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Whew! That part is done.

Of all the elements of the foster care journey, the initial┬áhome visit was the part I was looking forward to the least. Well, we survived, it seemed to go well, and we can now move on to the next steps. … Continue reading

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Today is brought to you by…

Today is brought to you by the word cleaning. Shampooing carpets, scrubbing baseboards, organizing closets, dusting and pledging is the name of the game. We know that our house doesnt have to be perfect, but we are looking to put … Continue reading

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Next….

We turned in the ridiculously long packet on Thursday night. It was a relief to get that off of my plate. I’ll probably write more about Thursday later. But, the exciting part to share is that now we get to … Continue reading

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The Process of Mutual Selection

Mutual Selection. It’s sounds downright darwinin, doesn’t it? It’s the term the county social services types use to detail the process to become a foster parent. I got some questions about this yesterday from a few friends, so I thought … Continue reading

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