This week I’ve been sharing information and my heart for serving children in foster care. We’ve talked about the incredible need and also the options to be a part of the solution – for everyone. Today I wanted to touch on what it may mean for your family, most specifically if you have other children already in the home.
After Monday’s post, I received a note from a mom who was concerned with making a choice to foster and what the impact would be on her other children. I decided that if she had this concern, it was likely a concern for others as well and I wanted to share my thoughts on our journey as well as things to consider.
If you’ve read our story of fostering to adopt, you are already familiar with the struggles we had with our oldest and her willingness to share in the desire to foster or adopt. I thought I would share a bit more, tackle some concerns other moms may be having and also let my daughter, now 20 and away at college give her perspective now that she is older and our family dynamic is different. I will be honored to share her post tomorrow, so come back for a special Friday post! [Read more…]