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Archives for January 2015

No More Trash Bags in Foster Care!

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Our family has some amazing people in our lives! One person I'd like to tell you about today is Tracy. She read on my Amazon Wish List this quote about kids in foster care: In the world of foster care moves can happen quick...Often a trash bag ends … Continue Reading

Hurry Up and Wait

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It has been an exciting time at our house since my last post! We completed our Foster Care Certification classes on Thursday, January 15th and then had our final pre-certification home visit on Monday, January 19th! After that, we waited for my … Continue Reading

Review: Levana Keera Video Baby Monitor

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Over the years, I've used quite a few baby monitors. It's safe to say that the technology used in monitors has definitely improved since their genesis several decades ago. Whereas you could at one time only hear garbled sound from your baby's room, … Continue Reading

Preparing a Bedroom for Foster Care (Part 2)

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Brandon and I have done more work since my last post, preparing a bedroom for foster care, and I wanted to share it with you! We are so excited - only 9 days until our home study will be finished! At that time, on January 19th, our home study will be … Continue Reading

Preparing A Bedroom for Foster Care (Part 1)

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It's hard to believe, but if all goes smoothly the next few weeks, our home will be certified as a foster home by the end of the month! We have two more classes to complete and a few more T's to cross and I's to dot, but it looks like it's going to … Continue Reading

Guest Post: What Level Swim Class Is Right For My Child

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Today I have a guest post from Kaitlin of An Apple Per Day! Enjoy and welcome her in the comments! When we started a family, I wanted to make sure my sons were well schooled when it came to swimming. I wasn’t sure how soon to start them in … Continue Reading

Healthy Eating in 2015 with eMeals!

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Happy New Year! Like many of you, I'm starting the new year with lots of hopes and dreams for the days ahead; we have a lot happening in our family soon, and in order to stay on top of things and be my best self, I need to get better control of my … Continue Reading