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Fostering

The Journey Of Fostering

Friday, April 1, 2016

Tonight, my heart is overflowing with emotion. We're about two weeks away from our foster baby being reunited with his mom and my heart couldn't be happier for them. His mom has become like a sister to me and has become part of our family. My heart will ache for a time and will need ...

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Baby Steps

Friday, March 4, 2016

Our one-year-old foster baby is just learning how to walk. He's the cutest little thing, holding on to tables, chairs, and seat cushions as he tries to make his way around our family room. Tonight, I was on the floor trying to encourage him to come to me. Still feeling insecure in his ability to walk, he reached for ...

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Faith Like A Child

Friday, January 15, 2016

They had danced many times before. In fact, it was a regular occurrence for them. He'd wait patiently all day for her to walk through the door so they could dance. As soon as she'd come home, he'd begin to giggle and kick his tiny feet, in the hopes she'd understand the message he was ...

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One Word Changed Lives

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tonight we had a wonderful evening with our foster baby and his mom. For those of you who may know how the foster system works, a story like ours is quite unusual. In the past, we typically treasured the anonymity that comes from not knowing the biological parents and them not knowing who we were. There's ...

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One Word Changed A Life

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

In a recent post, I mentioned that our family had recently grown, as we had welcomed in a second foster child into our home. When we first received the call, our initial reaction wasView post

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Healing Hearts

Sunday, September 6, 2015

When our first two foster children (Little and Littlest as I nicknamed them), came to us over a year ago, I was sure my heart had reached it's capacity to love. They grabbed a hold of my heart, and to this day, a large part of my heart still belongs to them. Once they left us, months went ...

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