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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