Last week, a close friend asked if I would miss Goldilocks when she returned home to her mother. My response was, "Ehh." This "Ehh" is the same answer I always give whenever I am asked if I will be sad when a child leaves our home to be returned to their family. But please don't… Continue reading The Night She Tore Down My Wall
While at Walmart last week I turned down the canned food aisle and up ahead I saw a woman pushing her cart with an adorable baby sitting in the front seat of the buggy. I didn't give it a second thought until our three-year-old foster princess asked me her second favorite question..."Why she got a… Continue reading “Why She Got a Baby?”
Earlier today while making Valentine Day gift bags to send to a few of my friends, our cute 34 inch tall house guest for the next couple of months came running into the dining room asking me one of her favorite questions... “Whatcha doin?” I smiled and responded with something of the sorts, “Oh, just… Continue reading Diary of an Infertile: I Want a Baby for Valentine’s Day
She stands 34 inches tall, weighs approximately 30 pounds, has the voice of an angel, a giggle that will melt your heart, and the softest blonde curls you will ever touch. Her brown eyes will captivate and remind you why you traded in your schedule for hers and your wants for her needs. She is… Continue reading When You Feel Overwhelmed
I am not a mommy (yet); therefore, I have not joined the "Parenthood Club," but over the past year, I have had the wonderful opportunity of opening my home to children who need a safe, warm, and loving environment to lay their heads down at night. Today marks the first anniversary of when Dan and… Continue reading It’s Been One Year Since We Joined Safe Families for Children—How Did It Go?