Our First Kid

The one where we leave a path of destruction…

So this is a long one, but I promise it's an entertaining read.  It's got everything: suspense; a police chase; a child jumping out of a moving vehicle (okay a slowly moving vehicle but still...keep those child locks on folks).  Grab some wine and pull up a chair. We learned in our foster parenting classes… Continue reading The one where we leave a path of destruction…

Saying "Yes!", Waiting

Our First “Yes!”

During the licensing process, our Licensing Worker encouraged us to be very honest with ourselves about the children we would be able to parent. What behaviors could we manage?  Fire setting?  Animal abuse?  Sexualized behavior and acting out?  Violence?  What special needs are we willing to work with?  ADHD?  Autism?  Bi-Polar Disorder?  Developmental and cognitive… Continue reading Our First “Yes!”