Try these Turkey Table Topics this Thanksgiving!

Try these Turkey Table Topics this Thanksgiving!

Would your family benefit from creative and positive questions to help jump start conversations? These conversation starters are great for…

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Foster Care Month: A Focus on Workers

Foster Care Month: A Focus on Workers

Perhaps a few times a month a story of child abuse pops up in your newsfeed. You might decide to…

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Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kids

Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kids

I have no idea what it is like to be a child in the foster care system. I can't imagine…

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National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

Sarah knew that her daughter was struggling. Ever since her boyfriend disappeared and left Nikki with the baby, she had…

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Foster Care Month: A Focus on Foster Moms

Foster Care Month: A Focus on Foster Moms

I remember sitting next to my little foster son, rubbing his back as he drifted off to sleep. My love…

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Ministry Leader Question: Children’s Tough Behaviors

[caption id="attachment_11347" align="aligncenter" width="810"] Finding volunteers can be complicated enough, but with difficult behaviors in classrooms, it can be even…

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Ministry Leader Question: How to help foster families?

[caption id="attachment_11343" align="aligncenter" width="810"] Children and families involved in the foster care system need the Church's support.[/caption] The thing about…

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Foster Care is not a Sprint

Foster Care is not a Sprint

A few years ago (I'll decline to tell you exactly how many) I set a goal to run a marathon…

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Check out more from our Spring Newsletter here. Throughout my life, I have always felt valued. I have never been…

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Merry Christmas from Compass!

Merry Christmas from Compass!

Christmas! Oh! It's Christmas time! I am beyond excited that this year ALL of my siblings will be home, along…

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When a picture is worth 1000 memories

When a picture is worth 1000 memories

I don't know what it is about fall. Whether it's the changing weather and the cooler days, or just the…

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Some GLOWING updates

Some GLOWING updates

I really wanted to get this post out a few weeks ago, but you know... we were kind of busy…

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Grand Champions- Made in Nebraska!

Every time I think of the State Fair, the lyrics sung by Templeton the Rat, from Charlotte's Web, ring in…

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You probably shouldn’t be a foster parent

I often find myself in these conversations. They start something like this: “My husband and I have thought about doing…

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Foster Care 101 Part 3: Three Considerations when Choosing a Foster Care Agency

This is part 3 in our series Foster Care 101. View Part 1. View Part 2.  When you were graduating…

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Foster Care 101- Part 2

This is the second part in our series titled Foster Care 101. Click here to read Part 1.  In our…

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Foster Care 101- Part 1

*This information is for foster care based in Nebraska. Other states may have different regulations or processes. So you've been…

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On Loving and Letting Go

On Loving and Letting Go

  I remember vividly when my daughter was born over a decade ago. I remember seeing my very own heart…

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The God Who Sees

The God Who Sees

Have you ever worked really hard on something, but no one noticed or said anything? One time when I was…

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Being OK With Auntie

In my first post I shared that God has changed my heart in big ways through foster care, and I…

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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…

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Puzzle Pieces

As I think back on why my husband and I chose to do foster care, I can remember the moment.…

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