If there was a way to remake the foster care system, what would it look like? There are three principles needed to remake foster care.
The Hard Topics: Payments for Children
Should foster parents receive money for caring for children in foster care? It's one of the hard topics discussed and debated in the foster care world. Here's some insight.
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.
Adoption is Trauma
This is part of a multi-blog series called “Adoption Is” for National Adoption Month 2019. Read the entire series. Today is the halfway point of my 30 words about adoption in 30 days. You've heard me describe the highs, lows and the uncomfortable aspects. But, I can only speak from a parent's point of view. Today, … Continue reading Adoption is Trauma
It’s OK to Call for Help
A call to the crisis line resulted in a swarm of police, fire and EMS personnel at our home. We thought the kids were leaving after our call, until the officer kneeled and said...