In honor of Fathers Day on Sunday, I thought you would be interested in a Foster Dad’s perspective. I asked my amazing Foster Dad/Husband to answer a few questions. I thought you would like to hear from him for a change! Why did you decide to foster? In 2013 I wrote a song about asking […]
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When I first started out on my foster parent journey, it was incredibly overwhelming to keep track of everything I needed to do. Not only did I need to prepare my heart to invite a new child into our family, but the process to get there included mountains of paperwork and loads of information to […]
10 WAYS TO PRAY FOR YOUR FOSTER CHILD can help in those moments when you don’t know what to pray. God tells us to pray continually, but when it comes to praying for my foster child, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. There’s no doubt that every child needs prayer, and considering the […]
The topic of using WIC for foster children comes up often in fostering Facebook groups. In short, WIC is a government program that provides free food or formula for low-income families and foster kids. See the definition below. Some people have had terrible experiences and some that tolerate using WIC. You just don’t see people […]
I am getting older, but I don’t feel that has changed the fact that God called us to adopt our baby girl even if we are in our late 60’s when she graduates high school!
There is so much craziness going on right now with people buying more than they need of certain items in the wake of the coronavirus or COVID-19 that I thought I would share a recipe for DIY disinfecting wipes.
Your first baby placement! Five things to buy second hand. You may have been a foster parent for years without a baby placement, or you may have been called and told your relative birthed a baby exposed, and would you care for him? However, your newborn foster baby arrived, I have listed my top 5 baby items to buy second hand. Sometimes quality over new is best.
I want to be a foster parent, however, my spouse does not. Will they ever be ready? What do I do now? Sometimes in a relationship, you don’t see things the same way… did I say sometimes? I mean, lots of times. There are those relationships where the couple is like a mirror image of […]
What is foster care? What is a foster parent? How does it work? If you have no clue what all this foster talk is about, I encourage you to keep reading. Here is my version of what foster care looks like. From my own personal experiences and insights.