Our story

  The story begins in the summer of 1998. I take dance lessons at a swing dance club in Cleveland.  Of course you need a partner to dance with, Brett was that partner.  I wanted nothing to do with him as far as a relationship goes and every time we met up to dance he…

Neglect carries so many meanings

When people see kids who have come into foster care they feel pity. They feel sorry for the kids.  To have been taken from the family and home of what they know is tragic.  Any person who comes from a loving home couldn’t imagine being taken away from that against their will.  For the most…

It’s Not about the Good-Byes

Being a foster parent isn’t about saying good-bye to kids all the time.  It’s not about adult feelings getting hurt, if people approve of the background and history of the kids you bring into your home or if everyone is getting enough sleep.  Foster parents can’t spend their days and nights worrying about what strangers…