Take a moment and think of your happy place. The happiest place you can be that gives you comfort and support, where you feel nothing bad can happen to you. Who’s in your happy place with you? A parent? A spouse? A friend or sibling? A pet? What do you have with you? What belongings… Continue reading How it Feels
It's been a while since I've posted an update, but I promise, it's for a good reason. Last time I posted an update, we had just become a family of 6. I'm happy to report our family of six is thriving. Not only that - it's EXPANDING. Yes, you read that right. We are fostering… Continue reading Time for an Update!
In May of 2020, Preston and I wanted nothing more than a little one running around our house. When we got licensed in June of 2020, we were given a capacity of two, meaning we could accept up to two foster children at a time. A year and a half later, our house is swarming… Continue reading From 2 to 4 … to 6?
Mother’s Day has always been really special to me, because my mom and grandma are two of favorite people in the whole world. I love having the chance to celebrate them at least one a year. But in 2019, Mother’s Day became different. I had experienced a miscarriage, with two following shortly after. I DREADED… Continue reading What Mother’s Day Means to Me
Hello, all! Welcome back for another blog post. I know it’s been a while, but if you follow me on social media, you’ll understand why…. WE GOT OUR FIRST FOSTER PLACEMENT! So, I wanted to dive in and tell you about our first call, how and when it happened, how we felt, and where we… Continue reading Our First Foster Care Placement Call
I wanted to do this post because I think it’s really important to take some steps before deciding to become a foster or adoptive parent. First, you really have to be on the same page with your spouse or significant other (if you have one) or with immediate family members in your home (like other… Continue reading Advice for Someone Who is Considering Fostering/Adoption