res·pite/ˈrespət,rēˈspīt/nouna short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant. When you step into being a Foster Parent one of the supports they offer you is respite. The idea is that you can access 48 hours every month where the kids in your care spend time with another family or care provider so… Continue reading Respite
As we enter week five of being home with kids and the restrictions keep getting tighter I have heard a lot about what we have taken for granted. stocked grocery shelveskids at schoolfamily occasionscoffee with friendsplaying in the parkhair cutsmanicures/pedicuresdinner outtravelhealthsportsmovies in the theatrethe list continues... When you look at these things you realize just… Continue reading Taken for granted
There have been some big interruptions lately! Jobs interrupted. School interrupted. Occasions interrupted. Sports interrupted. Routines interrupted. How are you dealing with it? What keeps you grounded in the midst of all the change and interruption? Do you live in a place of fear of what's next? Do you withdraw to avoid the next change?… Continue reading Interruptions
This week I pondered on a few things as I worked in my sewing room. I share with you my thoughts...