“We ARE connected. We live in the same country, speak the same language, are governed by the same systems. But we are so disconnected as humans. It’s like a bad marriage where the couple sits on either side of the same couch and refuses to budge. Together, but not united.”
So remember that small portion of my last post where I suggested learning from my mistakes so you can do this on your own? Be prepared to take copious notes.
Last year as I was shopping for my kids’ back to school clothing it dawned on me how foster kids are getting ready to go back to school, too. With this thought came the idea to buy new clothes for a foster child while I was already out buying clothes for my kids. Here’s what I did…
What do you do when it’s February and you hate Valentine’s Day? Find someone who actually NEEDS to be loved on!
Sometimes, while in the middle of sharing giddiness with another mother, they would suddenly understand our adoption story was about a healthy white baby, and the giddiness would go away.