I imagine that, like me, you want an answer: something to eat or do or break or understand that will make the difference, make this bearable.
There is a dearth of books on foster care, particularly those written for children. Here is a list I’ve gathered of a few that our family has enjoyed.
Did you hear we have a new placement? My goodness, I thought there would be more problems associated with something like this…
I have a severe case of poison ivy on my wrist, and a new set of daffodils blooming in my flowerbeds.
No matter what we do, we will always know someone who does it bigger or braver. Certainly if we had known it would burn like fire, we would have stepped away from the hellish abyss.
The hum of a white-noise fan upstairs
The purr of a lone car going by
The sound of my own cough