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Sometimes I wonder

Right now, they’re poking their fingers in the dirt beneath a crepe myrtle tree at the park by our house. A moment ago, they were running free on the great lawn beside the playground. As the warm May sun filters … Continue reading

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Parenting With Purpose

I resisted the urge about an hour ago to go to my son’s pre-school on my lunch break. It’s only about 15 minutes away and I hear that he’s having a really rough day… again. I want to yank him … Continue reading

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Home Visits and A Surprise

Once a month, the routine is set. I leave work at 3:30 to be in the terrible carpool line at Older One’s school by 3:55. Then, I sit and wait. Finally, the line creeps up to the curb and he … Continue reading

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Natural Consequences

When you become a foster parent, you sign a form that states the type of discipline you agree to use in your home. You pretty much forget about that document until the children arrive. The first few days are an … Continue reading

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Older One Reflects

Tonight, I’m sharing a small crack into the boys’ former lives. I feel ok sharing this. There’s so much I can’t share, but I want ya’ll to have a small taste. The boys have been having┬ámajor tantrums the past few … Continue reading

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