This week we got the news we are officially approved as Foster Parents. One step closer to growing our family a less traditional way. Since being approved I've been thinking a lot about what it means to be prepared.... Of course our training aimed to "prepare us" for what it is going to take to … Continue reading PREPARED
We've done it. We've completed the paperwork, our home visit, and physicals. We now are just waiting. We first have to wait for all the mountains of paperwork to be processed. They still have to complete a background check on us, which takes weeks. In about 4-6 weeks, we should get that approval e-mail saying … Continue reading Waiting.
We have officially finished all of our training, almost ALL of our paperwork, and our last home visit is scheduled. We are in the home stretch of the approval process and soon will just be waiting until we get that first life-changing call. Right now we mostly feel nervous. I am nervous we won't be able … Continue reading Foster-to- Adopt Update: Part 3
This week marked week 3 out of a total of 5 Foster Parent training sessions. It's starting to feel more real with each week that passes. It feels challenging to prepare much more than just digesting all the information we are being exposed to because we have no clue how long a child will come … Continue reading Foster Care Training, Part 2
The Hubs and I are a few sessions into our foster care training. I posted on my Instagram after the first session that we came out 100% overwhelmed!!! We got a hint of what we were saying "yes" to and fear swooped right in. Thankfully this past week we took a moment, talked to each … Continue reading Foster Care Training, Part 1