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This Is Foster Care

It was 4 a.m. The house was quiet, and the rest of my family was sleeping peacefully. However despite my state of pure exhaustion, I was wide awake and comforting the cries of the tiniest newborn that I’ve ever held. The baby snuggled up to my neck and was immediately comforted by my voice and […]

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Dear Foster Mom…

My sister and brother-in-law began fostering this year. When they got their first placement, I couldn’t wait to come visit. After all, this beautiful baby boy had instantly made me an aunt! I packed up my three kids for a weekend visit, and it was one I will never forget.  It was the first time […]

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How To Get Involved With Foster Care (Without Becoming a Foster Parent)

There are more than 400,000 foster children in the United States. In the state of Oklahoma, there are approximately 9,600* children in DHS custody.  Becoming a foster parent is a commitment that not everyone can make. Foster care demands copious amounts of time, love, forgiveness, and patience… and not everyone can give the amount necessary […]

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