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Today my heart hurts.  Today I am frustrated.  I’m fielding calls from other agencies wondering if we might have any connections for the possible placement of a traumatized teenager.  Meanwhile we are advocating for multiple teenagers in the same situation.  Teens in facilities because there...

Many of you may not have been around in 1986, but if you were, it would have been hard to miss the song “Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston.  I’m not blessed with a beautiful singing voice.  In fact, my Dad lovingly told me...

Fall crafts are a fun way to celebrate and learn about the shift in seasons with your kids. The changing leaves, crispness in the air, anticipation of Halloween, and the bounty of the fall harvest season all provide wonderful inspiration for clever things to make...

Foster care, foster parents, and most especially foster children have been a part of my daily life for over 7 years now.  May is Foster Care Awareness Month and all month I have been thinking about how to portray the meaning of foster care to...