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Just a Foster Mom’s POV

It's been awhile since I posted--mostly because we have taken in two extremely needy foster children, and our lives have been so intense lately! From therapy appointments to school schedules and homework, our lives have been turned upside down! These are the first two placements we have agreed to take on for a longer time… Continue reading Just a Foster Mom’s POV

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What Can You Do to Help Them?

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world--Jms. 1:27. She came skipping down the driveway at 1:30 in the morning, her hair an oily mess from the coconut oil treatment she had received at the… Continue reading What Can You Do to Help Them?

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Who Am I?: Answering the Tough Questions

Who am I? This question is probably one of the most common questions that adopted children ask at some point in their lives. The feelings of insecurity can crop up at the most unexpected moments and leave them filled with questions. At nine years old, my oldest child has been asking those questions for years.… Continue reading Who Am I?: Answering the Tough Questions

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Myth-Busting Monday: You Are Called to This

Do you remember my post about Drake? He was one of the orphans in China who was waiting for a forever family. Did you notice I said was?! Finally--finally!--he has been matched with a family, and he will be coming home to them soon! We prayed for him for so long, and it looked as though… Continue reading Myth-Busting Monday: You Are Called to This