Archive for the 'Foster Care' Category

July 29, 2021   0 Comment

I found this video this morning and I thought it important to share this. If you consider me a friend […]


July 25, 2021   0 Comment

During the first week after placement, I noticed that this sweet girl was not connecting and it deeply bothered me. […]


July 12, 2021   0 Comment

The first night of a new placement is always a little bit exciting, a little bit scary, and a lot […]


February 5, 2021   0 Comment

Foster care is messy. Love is messy. But I’m so grateful for the messy because it brings about tender mercies […]


December 19, 2020   0 Comment

My role as a foster parent has been on my mind a lot the past few days. While I do […]


December 13, 2020   0 Comment

One of my favorite parts of foster care is the community. I volunteer with our local organization that collects clothing […]


June 25, 2020   0 Comment

On this day six years ago, the day started like any other. I got up early and went to work. […]


May 9, 2020   0 Comment

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Allison (@withstrengthofheart) May is National Foster Care Month. I have decided […]


March 3, 2020   0 Comment

I had an experience five years ago today where someone made a comment to me about being a single parent […]


February 13, 2020   0 Comment

“A good mom has bad days and great days and normal days and overwhelming days and perfect days and super […]


February 11, 2020   0 Comment

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Allison (@withstrengthofheart) Last night Caroline looked at me while we were […]


January 12, 2020   0 Comment

Foster care has cost me a lot (thank heavens not my family or friends) but I have gained so much […]