Our First Kid

Our Foster Parenting Journey: High Needs Case Management

It was Tuesday evening before we were able to get the appropriate security clearance to visit Marcus at the Children's Hospital.   And we didn't really know what to expect when we got there.  It was less than 10 days before halloween and one of my good friends made and decorated adorable skeleton cookies that… Continue reading Our Foster Parenting Journey: High Needs Case Management

Our First Kid

Our Foster Parenting Journey: So we’re no longer welcome at Barnes and Noble…

If you read my last post, you know it had already been a rough morning with Marcus.  So when he jumped out of our moving vehicle, tried to board a city bus, then ran into the Barnes and Noble, I had a feeling we were in for it. In the nearly two hours that we… Continue reading Our Foster Parenting Journey: So we’re no longer welcome at Barnes and Noble…

Our First Kid

Our Foster Parenting Journey: 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 Our Foster Parenting Journey: The one where we leave a path of destruction…