I remember sitting with a friend of mine, many years ago, who had a few foster kids and telling her that I had always wanted to foster or adopt. She gave a little head tilt, smiled and said “I have had so many people tell me that… and then they never do.” She surprised me with her words and I felt… View Post
It was a Friday. I walked into The Porch for the hundredth time and started getting snacks ready for the kids that were about to come running in. I was alone. Adam had to pick up Riley from school and the other volunteers had just cancelled. I methodically placed chips and drinks on the shelf while I said to myself…. View Post
Anyone else bombarded with everyone’s new year’s resolutions last weekend? My news feed was filled with images of gyms, green drinks and notebooks. I’m not knocking them. Good for them. More power to ya. I’ve always had issues with new year’s resolutions. And by issues, I mean I always ended up feeling like I was setting myself up for failures…. View Post
Being a foster mom brings so many challenges emotionally, physically, spiritually, financially and every other way you can think of. I mean, being a mom in general comes with so many challenges. But it’s a whole different ball game when you’re a foster mom. One of the biggest challenges as a foster mom is this: His loyalty isn’t with you…. View Post
The beautiful girl who made me an auntie got married. I was honored to be able to capture her special day and I made it through most of it without crying! I always love being part of a first look! So much emotion. Congratulations you two!