Today was court day for the momma of our Little A. I knew and actually prayed that the judge would agree that it was time for our little 24 pound bundle of joy to go home. So I was not surprised when my phone rang at 11:50 this morning and Little A’s case manager was … More Returning Library Books
As a fairly well read and educated woman I am constantly amazed at how ignorant I am. Over the past year and a half I have been schooled by a series of children and those that serve them and love them and I am so thankful for all they have taught this old lady. Lack … More Love Lessons
I was crazy to quit a job I loved doing work that I was really good at. We were crazy to sell our house and at least ½ of our possessions and move to Savannah. We were foolish to think being foster parents in a town where we knew practically no one and had … More Crazy
Today. It had to come today. The dreaded call all foster and foster to adopt parents know is out there, looming on the horizon like an offshore thunderstorm rolling up on your day at the beach. The phone call. The call is not just any call but the case manager calling to tell you the … More The Call
Little girl’s teacher sent me note yesterday that said, “Can you speak with H about her talking and playing in class’s and in the lunch room?” Absolutely. So on the way home from school we had a discussion about what happened and why her teacher was so put out with H’s behavior yesterday that she … More What is wrong with our schools? One word – STUPID.
News Flash – Kids Lie. Don’t know if you knew that or not but sweet little cherubs are prone to covering their backsides when confronted about a misdeed. I had to remind myself of this fact of life this weekend when face to face with my sweet little ray of sunshine’s less than truthful statement … More Honesty
Tim and I have a little inside joke. He often asks me to look at stuff as we are driving down the road and often I can’t see what he is pointing out. In the past this frustrated him and he would point again and tell me it is right, there. I’d get angry and … More Perspective