Emotions Are a Valid Expression of Your Experience: Navigating Uncertainty as a Foster Mama

The journey of fostering children brings with it a myriad of emotions – from moments of deep joy and fulfillment to instances of uncertainty and doubt. It’s important to remember that every emotion you experience is a valid expression of your journey, and navigating these feelings with compassion is essential for your well-being. Emotions: A […]

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Four and a half years ago, when I opened my doors and my heart to foster parenting, I had little idea of the rollercoaster ride that awaited me. The joy of nurturing these young souls was matched only by the challenges that came with it. Amidst the chaos, I found myself yearning for a way […]

Foster Care Transformed: My Mindfulness Journey

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Being a foster parent is a journey filled with love, compassion, and countless unknowns. As we open our hearts and homes to children in need, we often find ourselves facing unique challenges and uncertainties. In such moments, mindfulness becomes a powerful ally, guiding us through the ups and downs with grace and inner strength. Today, […]

Embracing Mindfulness: Navigating Your Foster Care Journey with Confidence

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Being a foster mom comes with its unique challenges, and one of them is helping children navigate the emotional roller coaster that accompanies inconsistent visits with their biological family. These visits, while crucial for maintaining connections, can also lead to increased emotions and behaviors in kids. In this blog post, we’ll explore practical strategies and […]

Nurturing Kids through Inconsistent Visits: A Guide for Struggling Foster Moms

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One important consideration that foster and adoptive moms face is the decision to bring a child into their family outside of birth order. This means that the new addition may be older than existing biological or adopted siblings. In this blog post, we’ll explore some key insights and considerations for foster and adoptive moms who […]

Navigating Fostering or Adopting Kids Out of Birth Order: What Foster and Adoptive Parents Should Know

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During those tough times on your foster or adoptive journey, turning to the comforting and empowering words of Scripture can provide strength, encouragement, and renewed hope. In this blog post, we’ll explore 10 Scripture verses specifically chosen to uplift foster and adoptive moms on hard days. May these verses remind you of God’s presence, love, […]

10 Scripture Verses to Encourage Foster and Adoptive Moms on Hard Days

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Being a foster parent is a role filled with love, dedication, and the desire to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children in care. As a former foster mama, adoptive + bio mama + therapist, I completely understand the unique needs of foster parents, which is why I created the Foster Mama Guide—an affordable […]

The Foster Mama Guide: Affordable and Practical Support for Foster Parents

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Foster parenting is a unique and rewarding journey that comes with its own set of challenges. The emotional and psychological toll of providing a safe and nurturing environment for children in foster care can be overwhelming at times. This is where the expertise and support of a foster care informed therapist becomes invaluable. In this […]

The Value of a Foster Care Informed Therapist: Supporting Foster Parents on Their Journey

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Adopting a child from foster care can be a beautiful and transformative journey. It’s a decision filled with love, hope, and the desire to provide a stable and nurturing home for a child who needs one. However, along with the joy and excitement, it’s essential to acknowledge and address the complex emotions that come with […]

Navigating Complex Emotions: A Guide for Moms Adopting out of Foster Care

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Court days can be nerve-wracking for foster parents, filled with uncertainty and anxiety. If you find yourself dreading these important proceedings, you’re not alone. But I got your back, foster mama – I  have the perfect solution to help you overcome those common court day anxieties and approach these events with confidence and peace of […]

Conquer Court Day Anxieties: Join My Live Training on July 11th!

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