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Two excuses to not become foster parents

Guest post as part of our National Adoption Month series: Post by Gena Thomas ________________________________________________________________________________ About four million Americans go on missions trips every year,[i] many of which are to orphanages. We go overseas, hold HIV positive babies, take pictures … Continue reading

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How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided … Continue reading

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Did I do good, Mama?!

This was the question my daughter asked me on report card day. She was so proud to have gotten her report card and couldn’t wait to show it to me. I glanced down at the stack of papers. I am … Continue reading

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#VoiceofFosterCare #VoiceofAdoption Challenge

Are you adopted? Are you a current or former foster child? Are you an adoptive parent? Are you a foster parent? Are you a sibling to a foster child or have an adopted sibling? Are you just a family friend … Continue reading

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What is Foster Care?

As a foster parent there are constantly questions and comments coming at us from all directions. A lot of times I’ll smile and nod maybe give a quick generic answer, especially if I have my children with me. While I wish … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Heather

Tell us a little about yourself. “Hi! I’m Heather. I live in Southern California with my husband Dean and son Michael. I also have two step kids, Laurel and Casey. Laurel is in 10th grade and Casey just graduated from … Continue reading

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Meet the Mama: Casey

Tell us a little about yourself. “Hi! I’m Casey. I live in a small town in northeast Texas with my husband Josh, daughter Rylie, and our three other little loves. I’m a photographer with a love for organization, and I’m … Continue reading

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