What Foster/Adoptive Parent Category is Right for You?

So in Georgia we have 4 categories to choose from when you are going through the process to be a foster/adoptive parent: Partnership Parent Resource Parent Adopt Legal-Risk Parent Adoptive Parent I imagine that some form of these 4 categories exists in every state, and so to determine how this specifically applies to you in…

Deciding Your Home Capacity

Capacity refers to both what your home is physically capable of accommodating and whom you are mentally and emotionally capable of parenting. Although requirements for the physical home may vary from state to state, I would say a good rule of thumb is three children to a room, and only children of the same sex…

The Violence

Every night she will play By the waters glow As the drops stream down Her notes begin to flow   As lights dash to and fro Memories erupt up No one to hear, No one to know   Like streaks across the sky Her story fills the world Of loss, of gain, Of newborn and…

“I Could Never Foster, I Would Get Too Attached…”

The exact thing that you think disqualifies you from fostering, actually makes you a perfect candidate! As you can imagine, the state is really not interested in approving sociopaths who can’t form deep attachments to children. I always feel deeply for current foster parents when they hear these statements. Many of them have been serving…

Coronavirus and Repentance

All trials are meant to bring us to a place of repentance. They strip us of normalcy to remind us that we are not in control, that we are small, and that our God is worthy of obedience. I’m not saying that God has sent Coronavirus as a punishment or anything like that. It’s just…

Adoption and the Gospel

Have you ever poured your heart and soul out into a relationship and had it gone unappreciated? Or have you ever worked diligently to love someone well only to have them flat out reject you? Maybe that person even went a step further and betrayed you. Betrayal feels like someone has taken your heart and…