Posts for foster child

Fencing With a Foster Child

Toddlers to Teens August 24, 2020

She stood in the time-out corneragainst the sliding glass door and bookshelf,and wagged her finger up at me to tell…

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A Cry So Big It Must Part the Clouds

General/Column April 20, 2020

The little one’s cries rise up like a smoke signal, a strobe light, an SOS balloon blotting out the sky….

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Unconditional Love, Elucidated

General/Column June 25, 2018

“Food, water, shelter, and unconditional love. Those are the four basic requirements of children,” pronounced the cheerful Attending Psychologist at…

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Conscious Un-Parenting

General/Column July 17, 2017

The night before we leave him, nothing goes as planned. My one-year-old foster baby isn’t quite a baby anymore, and…

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