I’ve heard it said many times that all foster children have some degree of special needs. And while that may be entirely true, there comes a point in your child’s care when your intuition will start telling you something else is just “off.” As a foster parent you learn to expect the fall out and… Continue reading Foster Parenting- 3 Types of Special Needs
Lots of things in life don’t make sense. Some of it you get used to and some of it you just never will. I hate it when there aren’t any words. It feels like I’m trapped- keeping all of my well wishes, and good intentions and love all to myself because I don’t have words… Continue reading The things that never get easier…
Just over ten years ago, I found out that I would be an “aunt” again. I sat in the living room of our house with a "close-to-due-date mama" and tried to ignore some of the elephant’s that were also in the room with us when she told me. What had mama been doing for prenatal… Continue reading Jeremiah 29:11
What happens when your child's adoption isn’t celebrated by classmates and friends? How do we handle bullying and teasing, and when does it cross the line? There have been times I just want to lock my kids away from the world or head over to another parents home, knock on their door and say “What are… Continue reading When kids are cruel.