Its a Family Affair


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…]

Merry Christmas


I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and let you know that I am blessed by you! I am honored to encourage and support you in your role as a mom, wife and individual.  I am truly touched by emails and comments that you send my way which so often encourage me.

Thank you for taking the time to read, comment, and share with me here at The Confident Mom as well as the Facebook page. Your willingness to improve your parenting and be the best mom you can be is so refreshing!

I look forward to an exciting 2011 with lots to share to help you become the Cool, Calm and Confident Mom you so desire to be.

Our holiday will be extremely special as we have an arrival of a 1 year old foster child with us; truly a blessing.  I will be taking a few days off from posting in order to focus on my family and reflect on Christ’s birth.  I pray you are able to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures.

God Bless You and Your Family,

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