Her love language is drawing for us. I was basically this many years old when I realized this. We don’t get many spoken “I LOVE YOU’s” and hugs, and when we cycle through HARD times in our relationship, she often apologizes and repairs by leaving… Read More »Unspoken “I Love You’s”
Foster care. It looks different than people think or imagine. It is different ages, different stages, different stories, different caregivers, different endings. It is babies, toddlers, elementary aged, teenagers, and young adults. It is cousins, siblings, grandparents, teachers, aunts, uncles and friends. It is social… Read More »Foster Care looks like…
Community Impact Recently, a foster youth moved into my home. The next day, I took them to Our Village Closet to begin to assemble a basic wardrobe. On the ride over, they were quiet. As we entered the clothes shop area, I saw a look… Read More »Fostering Connection through Fashion!
Ambiguous loss- a feeling of grief or distress combined with confusion about the lost person or relationship. This is my son. This is her son. I knew…when I met him for the first time, that I wasn’t his first mom. But I could feel I… Read More »Nate’s Journey with Ambiguous Loss & Grief
(*We use self-care and intentional well-being to mean the same thing) It is Wednesday…so this post will be about intentionally taking care of YOURself. YOU. Why do we make this a recurring theme? If you attend any Resource Family Training, you will hear it there… Read More »Wellness Wednesday