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Day One-Hundred and Twenty: Rest is More

7 children either came to or went from my home on 20 of the past 120 days. 10 months to 13 years, male and female, with vastly differing needs and preferences. And today. No emergency underwear or comfort food run. No one dropped off furniture or clothes. No work, school or daycare. No county case… Continue reading Day One-Hundred and Twenty: Rest is More

‘Kept’ · Foster Care · Hope

Day One-Hundred and Sixteen: When “No” Means “Yes”

She’s everything on the other side of every line I definitively drew when I knew there were needs beyond me (like teen years) and defined my fostering borders. God said “ok” for one-hundred and fifteen days and six children then blew those borders away on day one-hundred and sixteen with seven. Reasoning through all facts… Continue reading Day One-Hundred and Sixteen: When “No” Means “Yes”