First Foster Placement, Week One

For months leading up to last Tuesday, I mentally tried to prepare myself for the addition of another child. Carefully selected nursery room-décor, sweet and soft blankets folded neatly under the changing table, moseying about materially preparing for what was soon to come. We had long conversations with the girls, talking about what it means…

The Home Study

I spoke with and chose a licensed home study provider today. Laura’s demeanor was helpful, knowledgeable, and courteous as we discussed the initial procedures involved in our evaluation. As our conversation progressed, I grew more comfortable with her and felt she is the right person for this job. A big job, indeed. She will send…