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Confessions of a Potential Child Abuser

I recently saw one of those Facebook memes, CLICK LIKE if you hate child abuse.  SHARE to STOP child abuse. I did nothing. Our foster-to-adopt journey has been the scariest, saddest, most joyful, rollercoaster of my life.  I have learned … Continue reading

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The art of being Jami 

Make a mental note: During our foster care home visit yesterday the vandals attempted to ride their tricycles down the staircase.  Granted, in a lot of ways this was a Godsend. I was fully cognizant of their scheme whereas – … Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 14 and 15 “You have a WHITE foster baby?”

“You have a WHITE foster baby?” Yes.  I have heard this more than once. Yes.  I have several friends who have heard the same thing. As a matter of fact, I know a mom whose pastor said this to her. … Continue reading

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31 Days Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 5 “I watch you sleep…”

Pictures in our mind burned there by horror stories. We were afraid. Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 2 “My Child Would Never…”

“Oh, my word! Suzy is such a hick. ‘Ashley won’t wear shoes.’ Puh-lease! Just put shoes on the child. Who is in charge in this relationship?”
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