Tales of Fostering

Infertility and Foster Care: The Clash of Both Worlds

Infertility and foster care: How do they combine? This is a question I often asked myself when I was trudging through the waters as a foster parent, and even more so now that we have adopted. It's a clash of both worlds that have been hard to navigate and feel my way through. Together, both… Continue reading Infertility and Foster Care: The Clash of Both Worlds

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The Tickle Only Her Biological Momma Can Give

On this day, five years ago, a 34 inch tall cutie patootie with the softest blonde curls stepped foot into my home. For nearly 1,273 days she shared my love and home until she began to share my last name. I'll never forget that day. Much like I will never forget the moment the judge… Continue reading The Tickle Only Her Biological Momma Can Give

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1,273 Days in Foster Care and Now This…

Day 1: The doorbell rang and when I opened it, there you were, a beautiful three-year-old little princess who was barely 34 inches tall. You had a small white stuffed animal kitty tucked underneath your left arm, a thumb stuck tight in your mouth, and on top of your head was a pigtail that looked… Continue reading 1,273 Days in Foster Care and Now This…

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Imagining Life Without Our Foster Princess

Our foster princess sat in her bed last night and after we went through our nightly ritual of bible reading and song singing, it was time to say our prayers.  Without hesitation she asked God, like she has done every night for nearly 26 months, if she could stay with us forever.  I would be… Continue reading Imagining Life Without Our Foster Princess