Before I knew, I had opinions. Before I knew, I thought I understand. Getting close to foster care quickly broke down stereotypes and biases in my mind.
A fallen tree, no power and two really hyped up little boys, what better way to start your very first foster care placement.
Just like educators, child welfare workers are rewriting the rules of engagement on the fly. That now includes virtual visits with parents. Here's my thoughts after our third one.
Sometimes adoption is painful. Sometimes its in the post-adoption phase. Today, it was in the pre-adoptive phase. We said goodbye today.
When you’re thinking about adopting, you Google it. All the websites will bring instant intimidation. That's ok, adoption is intimidating.