change

1 Year Out of the Orphanage and in Her Family’s Arms – Foster Parents Article

Many of the stories we share conclude with a child coming home. But as every adoptive family knows, “gotcha day” is just the beginning. Bonding as a new family is serious work. If you’re an adoptive or foster parent in the trenches, here’s some encouragement that God can work miracles in your child’s life.   In one mom’s words, “We just wanted to say thank you again for the grant we received for our daughter’s adoption. On April 15 she…

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Friendships – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Pesky school played that trick on me again. Son is all set up for the next school at home lesson. THEN at the start of the lesson the teacher asks for work to be done which requires a plasticine model to be made. As we don’t have a fully functioning stationary and supplies cupboard, an urgent search of draws and boxes took place. Eventually a large ball of old Blu Tack was found. That will just have to do. But…

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Living In Your New Normal (Part 3): Accepting – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email As we continue to live in the new normal of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a point where we must begin to accept life as it is. How do we do that when we are parenting children who struggle with change? Over the past month we have had several conversations with families who are struggling to keep their head above water in this new normal. Their children have already dealt with so much…

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How to Change Your Shitty Husband – Single Dad, Parents Article

Image/”Change Ahead” artwork by Ed Myers “I fucking hated you,” she said. “I hated you because you’re the guy who made a damn name for himself because he was a self-proclaimed ‘shitty’ husband, which he was. The adoration and praise you would get from women for telling the damn truth about your ignorance in your relationship nauseated me.” … Today would have been my 15th wedding anniversary. If I wasn’t divorced. Instead, it’s the sixth anniversary that isn’t. Things changed.…

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Change Your Habits: 5 Tips for Success – Parents Article

Affiliate links are used in this post. If you click through and  purchase through our link, we receive a small percentage of  the sale to help us offset the costs in running our blog. Thank you! Change Your Habits Have you found yourself trying to change habits, year after year, only to find your progress is stalled before you turn the calendar page to February? It’s sad, but true, that most resolutions (which are typically habit changes) are never seen…

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