Take the time out to think about your thinking, assert your needs, and give yourself some compassion.
The social stigma of conditions have consequences far deeper than one can imagine
Have you ever met someone that never seems to be living in reality? We question their sound judgment based on the choices they make against the undeniable world that surrounds them. It's almost as if physical pain would encompass their entire body if they had to make a decision based on reality versus the world they believe to … Continue reading The Cost of Reality Checks
Dear Foster, It's a new year. YAAYYYYY! We made it! As people were celebrating a new year and previously celebrating Christmas with gifts, family, and food, I stopped to wonder how you were handling these festivities. I imagine these past two weeks have been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. The anxiety of not knowing … Continue reading Letter to my favorite foster III
If we observe person putting in half the effort to reach their goals WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYY are you stuck on what they COULD be doing (their potential) if they aren't thinking enough of themselves to do all they can do now?!
It must be the most painful realization, knowing you are the only one in your sibling group that was not placed in a forever home. Not only did you not have your "forever family," you have haven't had a stable "temporary family." No, what you have gotten is placement, after placement, after placement, mostly in … Continue reading Letter To My Foster II