People say you don’t have to worry at all, just trust, but I have never found that secret.
We-the-people are the ones who connect to them, or not. What would it look like if every child in your church had a personal connection to every adult?
(This post contains gross elements involving body fluids. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.)
Foster parenting is easier in that you get extensive training for the job you’re about to do, and ongoing training while you do it.
Parenting was created to be an experience shared by two people who are lovingly committed to each other for life. When you are a foster parent, you are parenting as part of a large team of people you may not know well, agree with, or even like.
Sometimes all your ideals fly out the window because it’s two a.m. and your baby will not settle, and you’ve already been out of bed six times, trying to shush her before she wakes her brother, but now it’s too late because he’s fussing too. And his bed is wet.