Foster Teens Need Love Too

I recently helped start an amazing organization. I am a co-founder of A Sweet Chance. We give hope to teens in foster care by giving them a sense of normalcy by celebrating their lives and milestones. Our first event was planned as a makeover and fashion photo shoot for 25 teens. We began spreading the …

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The Foster Girl Who Was Never In Foster Care

When you become a foster parent, you think you understand the responsibility that comes with it. It's not until you dive in, head first that you get it. The responsibility of a foster parent is to help a broken child heal. No matter how small the issue that brought them into care, the mere separation from a parent, crushes a child's spirits. My husband and I wanted to give fostering our all. And we prayed that we would always be a warm loving home to anyone who entered.

3 Steps to Becoming a Foster Parent

Becoming a foster parent is much less intimidating than it seems. You just have to be willing to do the work. I've heard stories of parents taking 2 years to complete the paperwork. It took my husband and I 10 months because we never let anything sit. If we were told to jump, we asked how high. There is a lot of paperwork. But like anything, if you want it bad enough, you'll get it done.

Finding Their Biological Moms

I've been watching Long Lost Family on TLC since season 1. I absolutely love this show. I've cried watching every single episode. It's a show about people who have experienced adoption and are now seeking their biological (bio) families.