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The Most Unexpected Hurt

As I’m sure is true of most prospective foster parents, we had our share of expectations going into this. We expected it would be challenging to our family dynamic (that’s an understatement). We expected to be frustrated with birth parents (beyond frustrated sometimes!). We expected it would be budget stretching, emotionally exhausting, marriage building (or … Continue reading The Most Unexpected Hurt

Puzzle Pieces

As I think back on why my husband and I chose to do foster care, I can remember the moment. We had been trying for several months to get pregnant with our second child. We had a 3 year old and had lost one to miscarriage a few years prior. When things didn’t move along … Continue reading Puzzle Pieces