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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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What Not To Say to Foster Parents (And What TO Say Instead)

This past year, my family opened our home for foster care.  Before we began the process of becoming foster parents, I had very little experience or knowledge of it. I had so much respect for families who fostered,families who fostered, but I had only known of them. There was no one in my day to […]

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Am I CRAZY For Wanting a Third Baby?

I’m sitting at a cross-roads guys, and I’m feeling a little stuck. Here we are – the all-American standard family of four. Things are evenly balanced, boys and girls, one-to-one parent/child ratio, fitting nicely in a 3-bedroom house (although the single bathroom is a bit crammed). Logic tells us that our family should be complete, […]

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