The Kids Enjoying Trawdens Garden Festival And Scarecrow Trail

There’s nothing nicer than catching up with friends you’ve not seen for in ages and today was one of those days :)Earlier in the week my pal Jill texted me to say there was a garden and scarecrow festival in Trawden over the weekend,  and the theme was Disney,our favourite,we’d be there no matter what!making memories with the …

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Our schedule has been pretty full lately, but the girls squeezed in this event. They planned an incredible breakfast: homemade cinnamon rolls (fresh, folks, as in Mary was up at 5:30am Saturday!), breakfast casserole, fruit, orange juice, and coffee. They decorated the table for Christmas, and to be honest, it DID feel like Christmas as …

OUR FAVOURITE FAMILY LIFE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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THINGS WE LOVED IN JUNE

Life is fleeting and this “Things We Loved” monthly series highlights some of our favourite things over the previous month and is a place to reflect amongst the hustle and bustle of busy family life.  This series includes products, family memories and even some sources of inspiration and lessons learned that swirl around this Mama’s over-thinking mind that …

Recruiting and Developing Resource Families

Daniel, a therapeutic foster care case manager, is constantly surprised by the resiliency and empathy demonstrated by resource families, which includes foster, adoptive, and kinship caregivers. Daniel described a  foster parent support meeting he facilitates: “Every meeting, tears turn to laughter and sorrow gives way to hope as the foster parents hold each other up …