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Diving into the Word this Summer! 0

Diving into the Word this Summer!

I am always looking for new ways to expose my kids to the Bible. I want them to know the Word, to love it, obey and worship the Author.  The first step is that...

My last summer as a stay at home mom 0

My last summer as a stay at home mom

This is most likely my last summer as a stay at home mom….my bank account hopes this is the last summer as a stay at home mom:) I want to make it a good...

10 Foster Care Myths 0

10 Foster Care Myths

When I tell people I am a foster parent, I usually get some kind of response. Often times those responses are statements that people may feel are true, but in fact are myths. This...

A Letter to a Birth Mother

A Letter to a Birth Mother

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day, a day that *may* have been forgotten by the people who live in my house, but the day did not go on without me thinking about you all...

11 Ways to Support the Foster Care System

11 Ways to Support the Foster Care System

One thing that I have heard from people is, “I could never do that” when it comes to being a foster parent.  The truth is, I can’t either. Not in my own strength. Being...

Attachment

Attachment

May is Foster Care Awareness Month, so throughout the month, I will be emphasizing aspects of foster care on the blog. I’d love to hear your questions and comments. Often I hear, “But how...

She Tackled Me

She Tackled Me

It was such a nice day.  After we cleaned up our taco dinner, we went outside as a family to play. We hoped in between using sidewalk chalk and playing football. There was laughter...

How I Became His Mamma

How I Became His Mamma

I heard the phone ring.  For someone who really dislikes talking on the phone, I had looked forward to every phone call because it MIGHT be an adoption worker was calling. And this time,...

Pull Up a Seat

Pull Up a Seat

Would you like a cup of coffee? Some tea? Wine? It doesn’t matter what time it is, because wine is made from grapes, it can be consumed any time of the day:) Let me...