My Boys

It’s 4am and I’m laying in bed, wide awake, thinking instead of sleeping. I can’t stop thinking about how much I’m about to rock my kids’...

Mom's Grilled Cheese

Everyone has that one special thing. That thing they love that reminds them of home. It’s familiar and comforting. For me, it’s my mom’s...

Let the Countdown Begin

Tomorrow we are going back on the open beds list, which is just a fancy way of saying that as of tomorrow, if a child needs a home, we...

Back At It

Here I am, late night writing again. It’s good to be back. Our family was a little shook by how quickly we had to say our goodbyes to V...

Our Unexpected Goodbye

2 hours. That’s the time I had between answering the call from DCS and waving as V and G drove away from our home for good. 2 hours....

A Letter To My Children

To my children, I want more for you. I want a world where people acknowledge the differences in their skin color, the languages they...

A Voice for the Children

A big thank you to my wonderful friend, Samantha White, for agreeing to write a guest post! Read on to hear about her experience...

When I Leave

“I’m going to write stories about you in here so I don’t forget you guys when I leave.” Those were the hardest words I’ve heard come out...

Make a Difference

Want to help kids in foster care, but can't actually take in children? Here's a list of groups/brands that you can get involved with!

They call me "Mom"

In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s talk about mothering another woman’s children. These kiddos, my kiddos, have another mom. Their mom. The...

The Mama Behind the Madness

O Hi! I’m Kate. Mama of this wild bunch. One day I said three loaded words to my husband, Cody. “We should foster.” From the moment I put...