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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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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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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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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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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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