Monthly Archives: April 2012

High Hopes

I mentioned to the social worker that at some point, I thought it would be wonderful if mom could give this move her blessing to the girls. Tell them, “Croi and Erat are nice people and I am glad¬† you … Continue reading

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The Way Things Should Be

Foster parents working together. One foster parent, who has “fostered for the sake of fostering” for quite a few years, and whose youngest biological child is heading off to college, giving advice to a brand-new foster parent. When I told … Continue reading

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Status Updates

We gave our tenant notice–he is moving out mid-June. We have several weekends on the calendar for both girls to visit. (both separately and together) Carrot will be moving in as soon as school is done (mid-June) Zucchini will be … Continue reading

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The One Where We Decide

Driving on a six-hour road trip, Croi and I realize we are both feeling similarly.¬† We have had enough time to percolate this information, it’s time to decide. Spending days with friends who are like family, we feel the extended … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

We have known about the possibility of Zucchini and Carrot joining our family for several months now. It’s about time to make a decision. Logistically, we are going to need to decide soon (TPR court date is coming up, need … Continue reading

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In It For the Money

We received our monthly stipend check as we returned home from an 8 hour mandatory training. I added up the hours we were required to spend doing exclusively foster parent things (not regular parenting) this month. 8 hour training, both … Continue reading

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