First Foster Placement, Week One

For months leading up to last Tuesday, I mentally tried to prepare myself for the addition of another child. Carefully selected nursery room-décor, sweet and soft blankets folded neatly under the changing table, moseying about materially preparing for what was soon to come. We had long conversations with the girls, talking about what it means…

My Greatest Work

I’ve been watching her lately, really paying close attention. She’s becoming more aware by the minute, it seems. Her perspective is shifting from an entirely “me” focused universe to grasping a world outside herself. Tonight, she felt heavier in my arms. The weight and size of her frame has grown bigger in the past two…