Self Care: Thoughts from a Christian Foster Mama

I grew up in a very conservative Baptist Christian home. Not going to say anything right or wrong about that. But that being the case there are words that carry certain connotations. Jean skirt- Any good baptist girl knows the value of wearing the really long suckers when youth group is playing soccer. #bestgoalieever Three … Continue reading Self Care: Thoughts from a Christian Foster Mama

Through the Purple Door- A Memorial to Jim Elliot Christian School

I lost my job last week. Not just a job, but a home. I walked through that purple door for the first time just about two years ago, scared out of my mind. “What am I doing?!” “You’re not a teacher!” “You’ve never had an education class in your life!” Satan hissed in my ears … Continue reading Through the Purple Door- A Memorial to Jim Elliot Christian School

Claiming God’s Promises as a Foster Mom

Last Sunday afternoon I was in my kitchen pouring juice into pretty glasses and hashbrowns were sizzling in the pan. Sunday brunch is my favorite. Mostly because it’s an excuse to drink another cup of coffee when I’ve already had a morning cup, but also because the peace that spending the morning in God’s house … Continue reading Claiming God’s Promises as a Foster Mom

Must Have Products for Foster Homes: Ages 0-4

  Your home study is done! Shew! Take some time to shake out that hand that has been signing an endless stream of paperwork! This was the point where I got shopping happy. Like literally. Buy all the cute baby/toddler things am I right? My church family was also totally incredible and threw us a … Continue reading Must Have Products for Foster Homes: Ages 0-4