5 Things To Know About Fostering Teens

So I promised I would write a post about our new placement, and here it is!  We are fostering teens!  Yes, teens!  I remember when we started on this journey and we never considered taking older children.  I have heard it all about kids over the age of 5.  Most of it is not positive. […]

Essential Oils for Children

There is nothing more frustrating than going to the doctor to find out your kid has a viral infection and there is nothing they can do but recommend sleep and fluids.  I hate watching kids suffer and wish I could do more to help them… well there are some things you can do.  Essential oils […]

Settling In

We are now at the five month mark… things are running pretty smoothly.  The boys are completely comfortable in our home.  R (the two year old) calls it home, he calls me mom, and he calls Jason ‘d’!  They have both become very attached, and we are crazy about them!  This has certainly been a […]

It’s Here!!

Our license finally came! We can now start taking in kids!! Excited, nervous, happy, scared, and dizzy… is it possible to have more emotions than this!!

Crappy things people say…

So what do you say to someone has just told you that they are adopting?  Well as in most difficult situations, we tend to say stupid things.  We may not even realize they are stupid, until later, or when someone tells us.  I know I am guilty.  But after this experience I now know all […]

Infertility

Disclaimer: This is not going to be one of those ‘woe is me’ blogs where I lament all day long about how I can’t bear any children of my own.  Not to discount the other blogs that do, because there is a purpose to them… this is not about that.  I do however feel the […]