40 Days of Affirmations for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Several years ago, I decided to do Lent a bit differently. Instead of giving something up like I had done all through my childhood, I was going to purposefully work on something specific for 40 days. For instance, one year I worked on 40 Days of Decreasing Mom Guilt and I spent time each day … Continue reading 40 Days of Affirmations for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Are You on the Struggle Bus?

I’m going to take this opportunity to be very vulnerable and transparent. I am on the struggle bus with my parenting. I’m in a place of feeling unsuccessful daily, questioning my parenting often, and worrying incessantly. I’m on the struggle bus.  I’ve never raised children these ages before and it’s far different from infants. Oh how … Continue reading Are You on the Struggle Bus?

Support a Foster/Adoptive Family in Your Life

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and as a foster and adoptive parent as well as someone who spends their days supporting and training foster and adoptive parents, I wanted to use the month to bring attention to the cause.  Often, people aren’t sure how to approach foster or adoptive parents, or they approach them … Continue reading Support a Foster/Adoptive Family in Your Life