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Foster care strategies and resources.

Is That Your Daughter? She Looks Nothing Like You!

Foster to adoptive Mama Rants and Random Thoughts

It never surprises me that some people are so unaware about how foster care and adoption works. It has led some people to ask me some pretty strange questions, which can often come out rude, and this never surprises me

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An honest Note to My Readers: How Foster Care Made Me More Guarded

This mom explains how foster care changed her

Hi Fellow Readers, Let me just state first that this post has been sitting in my saved posts for a while. It is a bit of an apology and an explanation. It is one I feel is necessary to send

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Liebster Award

Liebster Award

I have been nominated for a Liebster Award… Which is the equivalent to receiving a chain letter in middle school. Basically, it is an award from bloggers to bloggers where the point is to answer a bunch of questions and

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New Additions to the Foster Child Binder

Use these printables to help keep your foster child's paperwork organized.

A few weeks ago a reader reached out and asked me to create some extra inserts for the Foster Child Binder. Many of these documents were provided to us completed through our Foster Family Agency, because of this they were

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Disciplining a Foster Kiddo- The Strategies That Help Us In Our Worst Melt-Down Moments

Use this parenting strategy to hold your toddler sit and breathe

As foster parents, we do not have the liberty to resort to any sort of physical form of discipline: tapping, flicking, spanking. It was explained to us that if there was a foster kiddo in our home we were not

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Please Don’t Do What We Did As Foster-To-Adopt Parents

If you plan to continue fostering after the end of a placement or an adoption, don’t miss your due dates! I know that at the end of the placement, more often than not we need time to get through the

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A Reminder of What Once Was

A foster to adopt story

It has been exactly one year from the date we found out we would be adopting our daughter. One year! Sometimes the stress of waiting feels like a lifetime ago, and then I get small reminders and my heart feels

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2018 Foster Parent Planner

The 2018 Foster Parent Planner is here! The Foster Parent Planner has been updated with dates for the upcoming 2018 calendar year. I have also updated the weekly planner with a time blocking set up. I have found this to

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How Do I Break Her Heart?

Foster Care, Heartbreak, small children, big questions

How do I break her heart?  This is my struggle. The struggle I have thought about for the last 11 months. When we adopted our daughter 11 months ago we knew we wanted to foster again. At the time, we

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Gift Giving Guide From Foster Kiddo to Their Bio Family

foster parenting, gift giving,

Don’t know what to have your foster kiddo give their biological family during the holidays? Try some of these D.I.Y. ideas. Our first Christmas with our kiddo had us contemplating on what was appropriate when it came to gift giving

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