Category Archives: Foster Parenting

A Foundation of Communication

The first few months after she was placed with us, my foster daughter’s mother had no visitation. That has changed now, and with the very real possibility of her returning to her mother at some point in the near future … Continue reading

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Heart on a String and The Great Unknown

The Great Unknown Today someone asked me, “So what happens next?” I shrugged and smiled, “It’s not up to me. It’s up to a judge and damn, I would not want that job, not in a million years.” “So it … Continue reading

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One Week As a Foster Parent

I was sitting on the porch with a new neighbor,┬álearning more about her, when the phone rang. Heck, I didn’t even hear it. My daughter came to the front door, phone in hand. “I have a 2-year-old little girl who … Continue reading

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Reading Spikes and the Big Green Light

I’m so stinkin’ excited, folks. I can’t even tell you how excited! Well, I will, right now actually… The Right Way to Start Off the Week Finally, after weeks of delays, and a nearly seven-month-long process, we received our foster … Continue reading

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Schedules, Promoting Writing and More

Schedule Rearranged Beginning at the first of this month, I moved most of my cleaning clients to afternoon appointments. This was the first step in planning our fall schedule. Em wants to return to homeschool and I feel more confident … Continue reading

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