Category: foster care

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

And then there were EIGHT!?!?

So much has happened this year! My family has doubled unexpectedly (among other things) so I’m setting new blogging goals! Say a prayer, wish me luck, and sacrifice a chicken under the light of a full moon that this is one goal I’ll be able to stick to!

Posted October 29, 2019 by Jess C. in about me, family, foster care, Note to Self / 0 Comments
What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

We haven’t been fostering for very long. Our first placement came to stay with us in December 2017 and left the following November. Of course, that’s the goal of foster care – to help keep families together by providing the guidance and resources necessary to make that happen… But it doesn’t make life any easier […]

Posted June 7, 2019 by Jess C. in faith, foster care / 1 Comment
Our Life will NEVER be the Same.

Our Life will NEVER be the Same.

After almost an entire year, our first foster placement left yesterday. We knew it was going to be hard, but knowing something in the abstract and actually experiencing it are never the same thing – NOTHING can prepare a heart for this…

Posted November 17, 2018 by Jess C. in family, foster care / 8 Comments
Why Fostering is EASY and the loving is hard…

Why Fostering is EASY and the loving is hard…

Fostering is Easy. My husband and I began our adventure into the crazy world that is the foster care system the end of last year. We received our first placement – a sibling set of newborn twins and a 1 year old – on December 1, 2017. A friend of mine came over about a month […]

Posted July 11, 2018 by Jess C. in foster care / 0 Comments