Posts tagged with: fostercare

The Now

How has it been almost two months since I last posted? I suppose because my life has been a whirlwind of closing on our old house and cleaning it out, travel, classes, setting up a business, and being a wife... Read More

How May I Serve?

I’ve found that when you seriously ask the above question, and then wait for the answer, you get what you asked for. The doors get blown off your life, the wheels go missing, your Universe expands, and just when you... Read More

The Road

My friend just got a baby. As in, someone knew someone who knew my friend wanted to grow her family through adoption, and happened to know a birth mother looking to place her baby. Fourteen days later the baby was... Read More

Honeymoon’s over, y’all.

We’re gonna make it, but it’s definitely over.... Read More

A Willing Heart

Every  birthday, from the time I was very small, I waited at the door for my father, until the candles would burn down almost too small, and he never came. My abuela would tell me he wasn’t coming, that my... Read More

The First of Many

“Mama, you prayed and prayed for me? Why?” “Because I wanted you to be safe and I loved you very, very much.” “You gotten me from the hospital, and my birth mom left me there?” “Well, your birth mom was... Read More

Another New Plan

I wish I could show you how beautiful Flower is. She is stunning, as in model pretty. What is even more beautiful than her appearance is her heart. Her bravery, determination, and positivity. I admire her. Last Friday, she shared... Read More

You Can’t Win Them All

Yesterday, we went to what was advertised as a Mexican Independence Day Festival at a local mall. They advertised dancing, bands, maraichis, and food. I expected a carnival, as this mall often has rides set up in the parking lot... Read More

You Can’t Win Them All

Yesterday, we went to what was advertised as a Mexican Independence Day Festival at a local mall. They advertised dancing, bands, maraichis, and food. I expected a carnival, as this mall often has rides set up in the parking lot... Read More

So, how does it work?

I get asked a lot of questions about being an international foster parent, and so I thought it would be good to explain the process here, from start to finish. This is just a basic outline of what a typical... Read More