This week I have been impressed with the team that surrounds the children of the other mother. As I have met with teachers and caseworkers and seen them working towards a better future for the kids in my care I am humbled. There are things that we try to do on our own. Maybe there… Continue reading Who’s on your team?
This is the time of year we hear a lot about being thankful. With Canadian Thanksgiving just passed and American Thanksgiving coming you can't go anywhere on social media without seeing memes and posts about gratitude. It is a great time to think about what you are thankful for. Most of us will stop and… Continue reading Gratitude
When did adulting become a verb? I use it so casually now I don't even think about it. It didn't exist as a word not that long ago! Adulting is an informal term to describe behavior that is seen as responsible and grown-up. This behavior often involves meeting the mundane demands of independent and professional living,… Continue reading Adulting
I mentioned 2 weeks ago that we enjoy the classes we attend as part of our Foster training. There is so much to learn about dealing with behaviours in kids who have experienced trauma. The bonus part of this is all the things you learn about yourself along the way. As we learned about trauma… Continue reading Stress