Tag: Foster care

Fostering Children Is Really Nothing Like Fostering Dogs

Fostering Children Is Really Nothing Like Fostering Dogs
We knew from the very beginning our foster child wasn’t going to stay. Our caseworker drilled that into our heads from day one. He was hell bent on moving our FS into a home with a relative. He never had a chance with us. So I pretended he was a dog. A rescue dog. A... Read more »

An open letter to our first foster child

An open letter to our first foster child
To our first foster child, I’m supposed to be writing a letter to your new caregiver but instead I find myself writing to you. After all, these past two months we’ve gotten to know each other pretty well. When you first came to us you were broken. Physically and mentally. You didn’t really know which... Read more »

When 9 months happens in 9 hours

When 9 months happens in 9 hours
We finally got the call we’ve been waiting for. We’ve been licensed as a foster home since March and finally received a call for a placement. An infant. What generally takes most 9 months to prepare for, happened for us in just under 9 hours. More like four by the time we got the call,... Read more »
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Infertility Sucks!!

Infertility Sucks!!
I just want to scream it sometimes. At the top of my lungs, from my toes to the very top of my head. Infertility sucks!!!!! It sucks!!!! Sucks! Sucks! Sucks! We have a beautiful son. I am thankful every day that we were blessed with him. I know friends and family that may never have... Read more »

The foster parent unknown

The foster parent unknown
We filled out all the paperwork, sat through multiple interviews, passed background checks and medical examinations. We completed 6 weeks of classes to prepare us. And last night we got the news that we are officially a foster home for a child in need! My life changed the day my son was born and it... Read more »

The road to becoming a foster home

The road to becoming a foster home
After coming to the realization and a accepting that having another biological child is not possible for us, my fiancé and I have begun the process to become a foster home for a less fortunate child. Our ultimate goal is to seek a permanent placement. An adoption. We contacted a local agency and started the... Read more »
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