Wise Thoughts From A Clever Foster – Adoptive Mom

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When Everything’s a Battle for a Foster or Adoptive Family

A Nightmare I awoke from a dream, a dream in which I was climbing a mountain. The mountain and the view were breathtakingly beautiful, but the path was treacherous, unstable, and terrifying. It was sl...

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6 Tips To Build Relationship With Birth Parents

  As a foster parent, many of us tend to join the journey to help children. Before getting licensed many parents tend to dream about spending holidays with foster kiddo or celebrating the child&#...

4 Tips for Recognizing Positive Changes in Foster & Adoptive Kids

I spend very little time on Facebook because I find myself distracted and losing time because of interesting and inspiring videos and posts. One such post was a video about a little squirrel who had b...

Transfiguring Adoption Changes: Honoring Beginnings

Today, August 1, 2018, marks new beginnings for Transfiguring Adoption. When Darren and I began Transfiguring Adoption a few years ago, we initially planned to begin the process of becoming a federall...

When Children Are Property

When birth parents experience the removal of their children by child protective services, they tend to have a few different reactions: Work the Plan – Work Hard They do everything in their power...

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5 Questions To Ask Before/After A Disruption: Did We Do All We Could?

  My son got into the car on one of the last days of school with his yearbook in hand. He commented that [our foster child I called “Little Bit”] was in the yearbook. I forgot. Inward...

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4 Tips To Help Foster and Adoptive Children with Boundaries

  When a child is born, caregivers determine where the child will go. The child’s domain usually consists of a crib, the arms of caregivers and loved ones, or a place they are buckled into ...

6 Thoughts for Sharing Info. with Your Foster or Adoptive Child

Mom, Why…? I will never forget sitting at the dining room table one night eating dinner a family when one child suddenly and loudly blurted out, “Why do babies come out of the fagenie?R...

Does This Feel Like Foster Care? – 3 Feelings to Recognize in Children

Simple Item to Forget – Significant Lesson to Learn It started with a computer cord, or should I say a lack thereof. It was one of those “ah-ha” moments. Our family was in a crazy time of flux f...

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