The Heart of Fostering

by Heather Bock On January 7, a one-week old sleeping baby girl, head tilted to the side as she lay dwarfed in her infant car seat, was gently set down in our entryway. We had been officially licensed to foster for a week and a half, and although this girl was the first to enter our … Continue reading The Heart of Fostering

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God Isn’t Fond of Complaining

by Heather Bock I'm an external processor--you know, one of those people who pretty much has to talk out loud in order to think (preferably to someone else). I don't know if this is common for external processors, but it makes sense to me that it would be--I also have a problem with complaining. I … Continue reading God Isn’t Fond of Complaining

Fear at the Door: The Difficulties of Fostering

by Heather Bock Greg and I began the process of fostering to adopt about three weeks ago. We started the online classes, began attending the classes in-house with our agency, and checked off the first items on the somewhat overwhelming list of what we need to complete before we can say yes to a potential … Continue reading Fear at the Door: The Difficulties of Fostering