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More than enough help for biological families (Part 3 of 4)

This is the third of a four part series on what it means when we say we are aiming for more than enough before, during and beyond foster care in every county in the country.  Here’s a quick review the four facets of more than enough…   More than enough foster and kinship families for every child to have […]


More Than Enough Foster and Kinship Families…(Post 1 of 4)

I have a terrible sense of direction.  Those who know me can confirm. When I received my first GPS device from family as a birthday gift some years ago, it was truly a life-changing day for me. When it came to driving, I felt like the scales had fallen from my eyes and I could […]


Ferrets and Foster Care Advocates:  What Shall We Call Them?

My daughter came to me recently and mentioned that someday she’d like to own a business.  Upon further discussion, I realized that we were not actually talking about her entrepreneurial aspirations.  She is an animal lover and she had discovered that a group of ferrets is called a “business”. While I’m pretty sure that owning […]


Negative Space and Foster Care: How Pain Becomes Purpose

When I was a kid, I was always fascinated by those pictures that looked like one thing until you realized that the negative space around the object actually formed something completely different.   There is the vase that upon closer inspection could be two faces . . . or the young woman that magically transforms into […]