When a treatment facility is forced to close because of years of repeated patient abuses as well as for not providing the basic care, it seems at first a victory. When you understand the broken state of mental healthcare in our state, it's really at best, a step sideways.
As we slam the door on 2021 (good riddance) and welcome whatever 2022 brings, here's a few things I'm ready to leave in the past and some things I'm committed to for the new year.
Dear 2012 me, congratulations! You are now the parent of two blonde hair blue-eyed boys. It's July 24 -- your first gotcha day (yeah, yeah, that's a controversial phrase -- but it works for us). Today is the first day of the most thrilling, exhausting, frustrating, scary yet incredibly rewarding adventure you could ever imagine. … Continue reading Seven Reflections on Foster Care and Adoption
One of the most common questions new foster parents have is, "should I go to court for my child's case?" My answer is YES. Here are three reasons why.