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foster care

And the winner of the kids is…

Fostering is hard. This is a slow and hard process and there are no guarantees. We all have tough moments but our general attitude has to be that we want what is best for the kids even if that hurts us. I believe with all my heart that every child deserves to have someone that will be devastated to see them go. If you can be that person who opens your heart knowing it will be broken, then maybe fostering is for you. But if you can’t, then you should look for another way to help kids or grow your family.

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foster care

Not Average… Just Normal

Out of everything that I’ve learned during this journey it has been how absolutely normal foster kids are. They are regular kids with scars from selfish adults who didn’t treat them right. Like many other people, I was scared of foster kids. Especially the older ones just seemed too dangerous to have around my family. True, some of them have worse issues than others but really these are just regular kids that got a rough start. Not average… just normal kids.

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