Love Like Crazy | TAPESTRY – Foster Parents Article

Sometimes people look at our families, built through adoption, foster care, and kinship placements, and wonder why we would choose this path for our family. Our guest blogger, Chantel, shares with us the new path her family is on and how God has called her family to step out of their comfort zone into a whole new world: I am a mom of 3 through birth and adoption. Recently, we had 2 new kids join our family. We are now…

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Stories Start with Mom – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

My love of reading came from my mother, who introduced me to all manner of fascinating stories from the comfort of our couch. What has always struck me about children’s literature is how much a mother character—or lack thereof—shapes the story. I was captivated by the beasts in Where the Wild Things Are. Their clawed feet and rhino horns were so intricately drawn that you could stare at the Wild Things for days and see something new at every glance.…

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Reminiscences – Foster Parents Article

This week I received a transition plan for Squidge. In a few weeks he will leave here and go to live with his daddy and that will be the end of his time with me, and the end of my time as a foster carer. It’s over a year now since I first thought my fostering days may be over. At the time I was disillusioned, tired and felt let down. A combination of factors meant that I did end…

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