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Thank You Sen. Thomas Carper, For Hearing The Voice Of The Children

It is not too often that I can actually say I am proud of an elected Government Official. It is even more rare that I am able to say I am proud of a Democrat in office, much less a Democrat Senator. Today, I am so proud of Senator Thomas Carper, a Democrat Senator from Delaware. He hears the voice ...

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Too Many Meds for Foster Kids?

ABC News Exclusive Report with Diane Sawyer, on a report which will be released this Thursday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report is the findings of a two-year-long investigation of psychiatric medications being prescribed to foster children at an alarming rate. Fives states were involved in the investigation– Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon and Texas. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo ...

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Mother’s Day- Mourning Turned To Joy

On today- Mother’s Day- I dedicate this to all ladies who long to be a mommy but their dreams have not yet been fulfilled. I know the pain of Mother’s Day when your heart desperately longs to hold your child in your arms but you have not been given that opportunity. I pray that you will continue to read this ...

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An Open Letter To All Senators, Congressmen and Governors

I am going to take a small detour from the continuing story of our journey through the Foster Care system to address you, Sir and Madam- our elected officials.  You are the ones who have to make the changes necessary in this Broken System. While I do not mind at all sharing our personal story, the main goal of this ...

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Our True Battle Begins

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is September 2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ It was not even a full month after we first received these two beautiful little boys ...

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FINALLY! The Pitter Patter of Little Feet!

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is September 2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ We had gone to all of our classes and received all of our certifications. We had ...

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Fostering Hope

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is March-September 2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ During the 8 weeks of our training, we met another couple who were going through the ...

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Facing My Fears

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is January-March 2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ We finally decided we had reached the end of the fertility journey. We would not try again. It ...

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Dreams Of A Little Girl Shattered.. Or Are They?

This begins the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is pre-2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ You were created for a purpose. In fact, each of us was created for a special, unique purpose. ...

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