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Baby Number 7, Depression and our ever-changing family

Foster Care

You know when something happens in your life that completely shakes you.  Like everything is going just fine, and then your world is rocked.  Forever changed.  Like you can never go back to the person who you were before because of a certain experience/person/place?  Well that is exactly what happened […]

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Americana Waves Water Park & Hotel – Niagara Falls

We said goodbye to our foster sons a little over a week ago.  Everyone asks how we deal with the sadness of saying goodbyes to these little people we love so much.  Honestly, the best way I can get through is just to keep busy.  I also like to plan […]

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Growing up with a sibling with Down Syndrome.

Happy WORLD DOWN SYNDROME Day! Did you know DS rocks?  I mean people that have been blessed with an extra chromosome, are truly some of the best people I have ever met. Sure they may not have the intellect that us full chromosomers have, but their hearts?  I am convinced God […]

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How to get a baby to sleep: 8 methods

Alright mamas, I have had one incredibly tough baby.  I have had one incredibly easy baby.  I have had 5 foster babies. All with different sleep needs.  I kinda have some experience with this.  These are my methods that work like a charm every time.  I want to thank God […]

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Product Review: Goodnites

In the foster care world bed wetting is a common thing.  Not only for lack of good parenting practices, but also due to trauma and regression.  This can happen late into a child’s life.  We are very fortunate with our current 3.5 year old.  He is completely night trained and […]

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Preparing a bedroom for foster care.

When we were in the waiting phases to become foster parents, I scoured the internet for resources.  I did not find much, so I wanted to share with you what I found to be helpful, and what we implemented in creating our room for our foster children.  Keep it neutral […]

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