Four years ago, my daughter who was our foster princess at the time, came into the kitchen and asked if she could cook dinner with me. She had her own pots and pans from her play kitchen and even her "pretend" food to cook with. It truly was the cutest. But at one point while… Continue reading Have You Stopped Believing All Things Are Possible?
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
...Because while foster care was hard, and open adoption isn’t easy; when you have the mindset that the child is not yours, or even hers, but rather His, it makes it okay. And it somehow works."
"She's not mine." That is my immediate thought whenever someone compliments her soft blond curls, beautiful brown eyes, or adorable personality. I hate thinking it, and I hate saying it, but I also hate smiling and pretending that any part of her belongs to me. My husband and I have been fostering an adorable 34-inch… Continue reading She’s Not Mine