Parenting After 40

After fostering for 2 years, I became a forever mom to Morgan and Mason at 42.  I always wanted kids, but I never thought that I would end up here at this point in my life.  At 45, I’m still single and enjoying my crazy, fun filled life with toddlers and infants.  But hey, they keep me young right…

Bringing A New Child Into Your Family

There are a number of ways that you can bring a new child into your family. It is always going to be an exciting and stressful time for everyone involved, but the excitement should always outweigh any other emotion that you or your family are feeling. As this is the case, we have written an […]

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All I Want For Christmas…

As I sit here thinking about the joy of the season, I can’t help but think about the number of families that are brought together through foster care and adoption.  6 years ago, I was beginning the licensing process with the hopes of finding a little love to adopt through foster care.  I know, I […]

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How this journey began and an introduction to SPD

As you know, I adopted my children from foster care in 2016, but a lot of you don’t know about our journey. I began fostering them in March of 2014. At the time my daughter was just shy of 2 years old and was only 19 pounds. The doctors said that she was Failure to […]

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May Is National Foster Care Month

  I have been fostering for 5 years now and adopted my children a little over a year ago.  Quite honestly, it was the best thing I ever did. How can you make a difference? Offer to babysit from time to time. Cook a meal for a family who has received a new placement Offer […]

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