10 Things NOT To Say To A Foster Parent

When people find out that you are a foster parent, they react in a number of ways. Some think it’s so awesome, others think that you are a monster. Regardless of how you feel about foster care, there are some comments that you just need to keep to yourself. Here are my top 10 things… [Read More]

Broken Into Beautiful

This month will mark 2 years since my husband and I started trying to have children. It seems like an eternity. We’ve seen friend after friend announce their pregnancies. Some of which haven’t been married hardly anytime at all; IF they are married at all. I’m not going to lie and say that I understand… [Read More]

I Choose Loving You

It’s 2:00 in the morning, and I’m up giving you your bottle. I look into your beautifully sleepy eyes, and my heart just melts. I’m finally getting to experience something that I thought I never would. Sometimes, I really don’t know who needs who more; you need me to feed, bathe, dress and love you,… [Read More]

10 Things Every Foster Parents Need

During our first placements on our foster care journey, we have learned that there a several things you really need to have on hand. I’m going to share our top 10 things that foster parents need. Clothes – Every list on every blog I read about foster care stated that a few clothes in every… [Read More]

Why Holidays Aren’t Happy in Foster Care

Two days before Christmas most kids are filled with excitement and anticipation, but not the kids under my roof. The kids under my roof are crying and asking to go home for Christmas. “That’s all I want! I want my momma!” he said with tears streaming. We then held our crying four year old and told him… [Read More]

For Such A Time As This

During a time of trials, sometimes Romans 8:28 doesn’t comfort every need. I know it didn’t comfort me when I found out that I was infertile. I knew that all things worked together for good, but that didn’t mean that it made me feel better. I tried finding comfort in the church, in friends, in family,… [Read More]

The Pain of Foster Care

“I don’t think I could do it, I’d get too attached and I couldn’t handle them going back home.” If I had a dime for every time someone said this to me, or for everytime I said it to somebody before I became a foster parent, I would be filthy rich. So many people don’t… [Read More]