Category: Foster Parenting Stories

Stories written about foster parenting and adoption

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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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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How This Foster Mama Answers Rude Comments and Questions

foster care, foster mama, comments, questions, rude

“Aren’t you afraid that she’s going to have… you know… issues?” A fellow colleague whispered to me in the staff lounge. I had been back from family leave for two days after a 10-week family leave. February 18th we had

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From Infertility to Foster Care- How this Mama and Papa Built a Stronger Marriage

infertility, strong marriage, foster care, adopt, children

I feel compelled to write this article following the last one, and wanted to be completely real with you. Since we’ve been re-doing the floors in our house we also decided to paint the rooms that we didn’t get around

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From Infertility to Foster Care- Why This Mama Painted Her World Green

Foster Care, Foster Parenting, infertility, green

This story is a little harder to write. I have had it in my mind for a while, but the more personal ones are always harder to share with the world. If you’ve read my About the Mama page, you’ll

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