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You Know You’re A Foster Parent When… {A Collection Of Hilarious Real-Life Scenarios}

Unfortunately, we personally are at the end of our foster care journey, for several reasons which I may share at some point.  I wanted to share some of the interesting, fun, and funny things foster parents deal with.  Because you know you’re a foster parent when some of these scenarios apply to you! So, without …

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How Does Foster Care Work: Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before Fostering

As you can imagine, doing foster care is definitely not easy.  And many wonder how does foster care work?  After talking with many foster parents over the past couple years, I’ve put together a compilation of “things you wish you knew before fostering”.  Because the counties and agencies rarely give you the down low on …

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A Day Of Mixed Feelings & Goodbyes ~ The Life Of A Foster Mom

Honestly, there are days where I question my foster mom status.  Does what I do even make a difference?  I’ll never be enough to save the world.  There is so much brokenness.  And sometimes, the needs of a foster child are so much greater than what I’m equipped for. Honestly, I love being a foster …

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8 Emotional Realities Of Foster Care

My husband and I have been licensed foster parents for about 1 1/2 years now.  To say it’s been a roller coaster is an understatement. You can read about our Intense Weekend & 7 Ways You Can Help Foster Families from last year.  I also shared about our Emotional Roller Coaster Weekend with three girls …

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The Best And Worst Parts Of Being A Foster Parent (+ National Geographic Giveaway)

Curious about foster care?  You’re not alone.  If you’ve been following any of my foster care posts, you’ll have already learned a little background as to why we choose to be foster parents.  I’ve also shared answers to frequently asked questions that foster parents here.  There’s even some great ways you can help without being …

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Foster Care ~ An Intense Week Mixed With A Touch Of Insanity + 7 Ways You Can Help!

My husband and I started talking about foster care and adoption before we even married. Always on our radar, we finally felt that tug telling us it was time last Fall.  Our first placement, a sibling group of three, was only 2 weeks.  Then we had a baby for three joyous months.  He was originally …

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