We're taking a quick break from the hard topics series so I can share a personal story from two weeks ago, one that illustrates why children who have experienced trauma thrive during a crisis. This time, this crisis happened to me when the two oldest and I were nearly two miles in the woods. If … Continue reading Thriving in Crisis: A Major Strength
Thinking About Becoming a Foster Parent? Things to Consider (Part 1)
It's Foster Care Awareness Month! Have you ever thought about becoming a foster parent? Here's part 1 of things to consider when considering fostering.
An Anniversary to Forget: One Year Since That Day
I’ve been dreading this day for the past 364. I don’t know why. It doesn’t change anything. But it is an anniversary by which we will be able to mark the rest of our lives.
Adoption is Brave
A story from our early days with the boys exemplifies one of the predominate descriptions of children who have experienced adoption. They are very brave.
It’s World Mental Health Day and Things Need to Change
I didn't know it was World Mental Health day until it had almost passed. So many Americans (and others around the world) suffer from mental illness. Something needs to change.