Two weeks ago, Mr. Bean and I attended a TBRI-oriented conference. We have attended the conference, called Empowered to Connect, for the past several years. We attend ETC, in part, to get ongoing training hours that we… View Post

Yesterday, Little Bean and I visited the library. We love our tiny, local library. As we were walking in, a flyer taped to the door announced a Taiko drumming presentation that would begin soon. In… View Post

  Most people understand foster care about as well as they understand their income tax forms. The foster care “system” and the process by which children are placed, and moved, can be really confusing. I… View Post

So. You have spent the last six months to a year waiting for your first foster placement. You have completed mountains of paperwork, answered personal questions, made maps and emergency plans, and passed background checks. At… View Post