Many years ago I sat on the deck of a beach house with my step-brother. We were enjoying an adult beverage, watching the sunset and catching up. This brother is the quiet one, so having a deep conversation was never
Don’t pity my foster children. They don’t need it. Oh, yes, there was a time when I pitied them, but that was short lived. I realized in a quick hurry that there is no time for pity here.
Dive into the
If you want to evoke the passion of a quality foster parent, please spew the phrase, “Foster parents are only in it for the money.”
This short phrase will no doubt be reciprocated with a smile, a deep breath and silence as they
Making the choice to foster comes with many fears. Fostering isn’t decided upon lightly. Fear is natural when considering fostering. By far, the most significant fear my hubs and I faced was how fostering would impact our daughter. Are we
In a previous article, THOSE CRAPPY DCS CASE WORKERS, I shared some insights into the job of a case worker. I am not naïve to think that though their jobs are tough and come with a price emotionally, physically and
I hear it time and time again. “I really admire you.” “I could never be a foster parent.” “I don’t know how you do it.”
“I wouldn’t be able to give them back.”
Well, yes, you could. You wouldn’t have a choice.