Mental illness doesn't give a rip that we're in the middle of a global pandemic. In our family, today, it didn't win.
After our foster son's birthday party guests left the other day, we invited our 12 year old to sit down in a chair in the middle of the kitchen. "Close your eyes," mama said. "I've got something for you that you've always wanted." Then, smash! The remnants of baby's smash cake went right into his … Continue reading Missing Experiences
A call to the crisis line resulted in a swarm of police, fire and EMS personnel at our home. We thought the kids were leaving after our call, until the officer kneeled and said...
Today, I got to take one of the kids to the doctor. It was a role reversal, as my wife handles 99 percent of the appointments. The volume of doctor visits, therapies and visitations... these certainly weren't in the brochure when we became foster parents. I'm not complaining, mind you, it's just one of the … Continue reading All the Appointments
Horses are beautiful creatures. These peaceful giants can relate to our smallest children in amazing ways- especially kids experiencing trauma. See why hope reigns with equine therapy.