Today as we left a quick trip to Target, I snapped this picture of my two littles. I watched as two kids who would probably would have never known each other in this life held hands and laughed with each other. They are two completely different beings. One is quiet, the other is rambunctious. One … Continue reading How Do I Prepare my Birth Child for Foster Care?
Mother’s Day: Three Ways to Celebrate and Honor Your Child’s Birthmother
As foster/adoptive parents, we walk a fine line during many mainstream celebrations. Our families are different and diverse in a way that is not really acknowledged. When Mother’s Day rolls around, my daughter has 2 mothers to celebrate. So how can we honor our kids’ birthmom during Mother’s Day, whether they currently have contact and even if they aren’t currently present in their life?
Welcome to Fostering with Love!
Since becoming a foster parent in 2017, I have had many people come to me for guidance about foster care and adoption based on my professional and personal experience in this area. My husband and I have talked to many couples over dinner and coffee about how to become a foster/adoptive parent in the state … Continue reading Welcome to Fostering with Love!