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War Stories

In my professional life, the sharing of experiences and case studies is called swapping war stories. I work in an industry that involves crisis and emergency management, lending to some very interesting experiences. Sometime, you feel as if you’re the … Continue reading

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The Big Meeting

Twenty years ago, the room may have been nice. But, today it smelled like pee. High above the surrounding streets, we entered the conference room at county social services today. Half the room was floor-to-ceiling glass with ancient vertical blinds. … Continue reading

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Timelines

Wow. More than a month between posts. Oops! Life just got incredibly busy. In recent weeks, we’ve gained a better sense of the timeline toward adoption. It’s pretty straightforward… almost. We have a major meeting later this month where we … Continue reading

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Adventures in Trauma Therapy

I’ve been avoiding this post for months. Each time someone says therapy, I’ve wanted to chug Pepto. It’s been a topic that has made my stomach churn. Trauma therapy for us has been the wildest ride in the amusement park … Continue reading

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Eeyore or Plastic?

I’ve come to dread the question, “How are you all doing?”  I have a feeling many of my fellow foster parents can agree. For me, it starts the internal debate on which answer should I give.  Depending on the day, honesty … Continue reading

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