Parenting

This is For You, Boy-Moms

August 9, 2017 // 2 Comments

They wear us to the very brink of insanity with their endless energy, stubbornness, attitudes, hormones (yes, hormones), emotional breakdowns (I've got a drop-of-the-hat sobber), crazy messes, spontaneity, anger, competitiveness, and they play off of each other like racquetball. [...]

With

November 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Empathy does not get lost in thoughts of yourself, but notices the other to the degree that you fall into step with them, and begin to feel what they feel. [...]

6 Ways to Support Foster Care Families

March 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

We could not continue to be foster parents without the support of so many generous and kind people in our lives. Their support has enabled me to focus on the children in my care as well as building a relationship with the family of the child. [...]