Monthly Archives: August 2011

Or we can open our own day care?

We have been blessed with several people–near and far–giving us gently used baby and kid items. I think they understand that ages 0-4 is a large range and hard to shop for. Croi and I have worked with kids for … Continue reading

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Thankful for some “Normalcy”

It’s been awhile since I posted a “Thankful Thursday.” Not because I’m not grateful. Just because…oh, well, you know. Right now, I am grateful that we are finished with the foster parent paperwork. Classes–done. Sign on the dotted line 100 … Continue reading

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Touched by the outpouring

Last night while walking Bingo, I saw some of our favorite neighbors. (Okay, true story: We hadn’t seen them for weeks and weeks and so I stalked them saw them park their car on the street, grabbed Bingo’s leash and … Continue reading

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The Stork

Croi told Kelly Kelly Kelly (our social worker) that we call her the stork sometimes.  She looked so touched and said she was going to put it on our business cards. I definitely think we’re her favorite family now.   … Continue reading

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Can I enroll a fake kid?

Trying to find a day care for kids who don’t exist yet… or for kids who do exist, but we don’t know who they are. A few of the places that have been consistently recommended to us have a 1.5 … Continue reading

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Support for the support

The foster parent support groups and this extended community have been great for me. A place to come, share my thoughts, and get support or ideas from others. We’re lesbians–we spend an inordinate amount of time processing things.  Our friends … Continue reading

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Please Meet Ms. & Ms.

Hummus! For our first visit with Kelly Kelly Kelly, I set out some veggies and hummus. Her supervisor now refers to us as “the hummus family.” Guess Croi was right about it being “stereotypical white people food.” _______________________________________________ *on a … Continue reading

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